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LaSalle County Reports One New Covid Death

A woman in her 70’s was the 314th Covid death in LaSalle County since the pandemic began in March of 2020.  The LaSalle County Health Department released the latest weekly data on Friday, and reported 30 new cases in the past week.   Unlike the early days of the virus, the latest cases ...Read more

Rotary Park projects wrapping up

  LASALLE – Some Rotary Park improvements are moving along faster than expected. According to City Engineer Brian Brown, three of four main projects are underway: bathroom and shelter work as well ADA park accessibility. Brown says the bathroom should be in service before the end of ...Read more

Ottawa’s re-watered canal to be drained

    OTTAWA – Experts are reporting that the algae and cattail growth in the re-watered canal section in Ottawa has worsened. According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resource Fisheries Biologist, the algae and cattail growth have worsened since his last inspection on June ...Read more