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More gas price relief for drivers nationwide

  CHICAGO – Drivers are benefiting from gas prices that are more than a dollar less than their peak in mid-June, according to the American Automobile Association. The national average is less than $4 at $3.87 cents per gallon. Locally, drivers in Bureau and Putnam County are now ...Read more

Slough Bridge to close next week for inspection

  PERU – The Slough Bridge will be closed for inspection starting this coming Sunday. According to the city of Peru, the bridge is expected to reopen at the end of the week, or when the inspection is complete. The bridge previously was closed in 2021 after an unsatisfactory inspection ...Read more