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Police say 45-year-old Ottawa woman is missing

OTTAWA – An Ottawa woman was reported missing on Tuesday, and authorities are seeking  help to find her. They say that 45-year-old Tina M. Donovon, who is described as being 5’4″ tall, 160 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes has not been located and anyone with any information is ...Read more

Conference for Streator businesses on Monday

STREATOR – Business owners in Streator are coming together for a conference hosted by other local business owners to share goals, ideas and concerns. The meeting will be called Streator Area Businesses Past Present and Future hosted at the Silver Fox on Monday at 6 p.m. Jim Pellino, who ...Read more

Labor summit in Ottawa this weekend

OTTAWA – The Illinois Valley Federation of Labor and the Illinois Valley Building Trades will host their biennial summit, in Ottawa. Guest speakers include Senator Dick Durbin, State Representative Lance Yednock and Illinois Supreme Court Justice Tom Kilbride at Knights of Columbus on ...Read more

Bureau County Board to decide on weed tax soon

PRINCETON – The Bureau County Board will vote in February on whether or not to tax cannabis in the county. Although board members previously stated that they were unsure if they could make the state’s April 1st deadline for adopting municipality tax ordinances, the state’s attorney ...Read more