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Sewer repairs begin in Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY –  Sewer repairs in Spring Valley begin on Thursday. The Illinois Department of Transportation will repair the sewer line on U.S Route 6 after patchwork is completed for the resurfacing project. The city approved a contractor at Monday night’s council meeting for just ...Read more

Pentagon announces names of fallen U.S soldiers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the names of two U.S. soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan on Monday. The Defense Department says 20-year-old Pfc. Brandon Jay Kreischer of Stryker, Ohio, and 24-year-old Spc. Michael Isaiah Nance of Chicago died “as a result of wounds ...Read more