Local Headlines

IVCC Coach Steps Down

OGLESBY – The women’s basketball coach at Illinois Valley Community College to step down. Tom Ptak announced he is stepping down as Illinois Valley Community College women’s basketball coach after six seasons. Ptak led the 2016-17 team that included Daniela Pavlovich, Hannah Wolfe ...Read more

Car Seat Event Held Saturday in Mendota

MENDOTA- Certified Car Seat Installers were busy assisting residents in making sure their loved ones were secure during a car seat safety check at the Mendota Fire Department on Saturday.   Mendota Police along with Peru Police were on hand inspecting and re-installing car seats.    New rules ...Read more

Solicitation Sting Nabs Nine

OTTAWA- The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office announced Friday that nine men have been charged with solicitation after a multi-year investigation into prostitution and drugs in the area.  During the investigation involving the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, Peru Police, Ottawa Police and ...Read more