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Anniversary of Streator boys murder

STREATOR – Questions remain unanswered in what happened to 7-year-old Dalton Mesarchik, who was reported missing on March 26th, 2003. The next day his body was found along the Vermillion River south of Streator, but no suspects or further clues have turned up in the years since. The ...Read more

Male in 70’s is latest COVID-19 related death

OTTAWA – A male in his 70’s is the latest COVID-19 related death in the county, according to the LaSalle County Health Department. This now makes the 286th coronavirus related death in the county since the pandemic began. The health department also reported 32 new recovered cases and 19 ...Read more