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IVCC to host G.I.T. Improv group March 17th

OGLESBY, IL — The Illinois Valley Community College Theatre Department and SPAMO (Students of Performing Arts and Music Organization) will present the professional comedy group, G.I.T. Improv (formerly “Guys In Ties”) at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 17th in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg ...Read more

Electrical upgrades in the works for Marilla Park

STREATOR – Marilla Park in Streator will be getting electrical upgrades in the near future. On Tuesday City Engineer Jeremy Palm updated committee members on a proposal from Ficek Electric to install a new 200 AMP service and load center at the park located on the northeast edge of the ...Read more

Fire destroys garage in Depue

DEPUE – A garage was destroyed and two homes slightly damaged after a mid-day fire in Depue. Authorities say they were called to the 1300 block of Grant Street around noon for the fire, which caused some heat damage to two neighboring homes siding. Spring Valley, Peru, Ladd, and Bureau Fire ...Read more

Oglesby Candidate Forum planned for this evening

  OGLESBY – The Oglesby Public Library District will host a Mayoral and Commissioner Candidate Forum tonight at the library. The three mayoral candidates and five commissioner candidates will have time to present reasons to the public why they should be selected by the residents of the ...Read more