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LaSalle awarded grant for Rotary Park expansion

  LASALLE – After much anticipation, the city of LaSalle will soon be able to finance an over 100 acre expansion of Rotary Park. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced that the $400,000 grant will go towards the Rotary Park Expansion project. Economic Development ...Read more

Mendota man arrested twice in 24 hours

MENDOTA – A Mendota man was arrested twice within 24 hours on charges of retail theft and burglary. The Mendota police department say that on Friday they were called to investigate a reported retail theft at a grocery store. The following day, 21-year-old Brandon E. Thompson was arrested at the ...Read more

Friends of Track ask city for donation

MENDOTA – The Friends of the Track Fund Committee made an appearance at Monday night’s Mendota City Council Meeting. A representative from the committee explained that the Elementary School had just resurfaced the track and that the committee was trying to raise half of the cost in order ...Read more