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Lake County plants to be monitored for air quality

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Plans are under way to monitor outdoor air quality outside two Lake County plants that use the cancer-causing gas ethylene oxide. The (Waukegan) News Sun reports that the Lake County Health Department said Monday that sampling would begin by June 1 at sites near Vantage ...Read more

Spring Valley buys old hotel property

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley’s city council voted in favor of purchasing the old Spring Valley Hotel property. On Monday evening, an ordinance was passed authorizing the purchase of real estate located at 226-228 East St. Paul Street. The city agreed to pay Bureau County nearly $1300 ...Read more

Brewpub; Apartments planned for LaSalle building

LASALLE – Nathan Watson and Peter Limberger,  general manager of real estate development and co-founder of CL Enterprises, spoke to LaSalle City Council Monday night regarding plans for the redevelopment of the Maytag building. Watson explained that renovated two story building will host ...Read more

Boil orders in Princeton

PRINCETON – Boil orders have been issued due to upcoming construction in Princeton. Starting tomorrow at 8 a.m. All addresses from 521 N. Euclid Ave to 725 N. Euclid Avenue are under a boil order until further notice. On Wednesday at 8 a.m. all addresses from 9 N. Euclid Ave to 511 N. ...Read more

It’s trout season!

The 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opened this weekend at 59 lakes and ponds throughout the state. Local trout fishing is located at the Illinois and Michigan Canal lock 14, Lake Mendota and the Hennepin Canal Parkway. Fishing licenses and Inland Trout Stamps for those interested in ...Read more