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Road closure Wednesday on Route 6 in Peru

  PERU – The city of Peru has announced that a portion of Route 6 in Peru will be closed on Wednesday. Eastbound parking and traffic lanes of 5th Street, directly in front of the Westclox Building will be closed beginning at 9 am on Wednesday. The closure is expected to last 4-5 ...Read more

Rural Mendota fire destroys vacant home

MENDOTA – A fire in the pre-dawn hours Monday destroyed a vacant home in rural Mendota. The Mendota and Troy Grove Fire Departments were called to the 3600 block of East 1st Road around 3 AM for a report of a structure fire called in by a neighbor.  A multiple box alarm went out, bringing ...Read more