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Streator woman dies in two-vehicle accident

OTTAWA – A Streator woman is dead and one other is injured after a two-vehicle crash near Marseilles on Wednesday. According to the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office 55-year-old Lori A. Szafranski of Streator died after losing control on an icy roadway on East 22nd road in Fall River ...Read more

Streator woman dies in two-vehicle accident

OTTAWA – A Streator woman is dead and one other is injured after a two-vehicle crash near Marseilles on Wednesday. According to the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office 55-year-old Lori A. Szafranski of Streator died after losing control on an icy roadway on East 22nd road in Fall River ...Read more

Kelly Street Bridge to be repaired in 2024

STREATOR – A long-awaited bridge repair in Streator has a date. Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that after a Streator man nudged local legislators to get the ball rolling, the city was contacted by the LaSalle County Highway Department that they would take the lead on the Kelly Street ...Read more

15th Annual Edible Car Contest, Wednesday at IVCC

OGLESBY – Rev-up your engines for Illinois Valley Community College’s 15th annual Edible Car Contest this Wednesday. Racing and judging will begin around noon in the cafeteria. Last year, there were 66 entries with 38 cars created by students from 5 high schools and two junior highs. ...Read more