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Cellular Tax Boost

STREATOR -Telecommunications taxes in Streator will be doubled by next year according to the city council. Committee members met, Wednesday to discuss a tax hike for all Streator citizens with wireless communication. Starting in January taxes will

Testimonies Wrap Up in Andersen Trial

HENNEPIN – Witnesses testifying for the defense have taken center stage in Hennepin as the trial of Clifford Andersen continues. Andersen’s lawyers will defending the accused in the concealment and murder of Deborah Dewey, charges stemming from

Two Arrested After Shootout in DeKalb

DEKALB – Two people are in custody after a shootout in the city of DeKalb on Sunday. According to the DeKalb Police Department, they received a call about a drive by shooting that involved a male standing

Finances Discussed In Andersen Trial

Finances were brought to the forefront Wednesday afternoon in the trial of the man accused in the concealment and murder of his sister in law.  A former loan manager testified that Clifford Andersen had 15 high interest

Andersen Trial Update

HENNEPIN – Tests for blood came back negative on Clifford Andersen’s personal items according to a forensics testimony, Wednesday at the Putnam County Courthouse. Andersen is accused of the concealment and murder of his sister in law,