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Pedestrian killed in Mendota crash identified

  MENDOTA – A pedestrian that was killed after a vehicle crash in Mendota has been identified as 76-year-old Victoria Nunez. According to the Mendota Police Department, on Saturday, July 9th, authorities were called to the intersection of Route 251 and Route 34th, for a vehicle that ...Read more

Over 50 veterans honored at ceremony in Peru

PERU – The LaSalle County Veterans Assistance Commission hosted a special event on Saturday to honor those that have served in the armed forces from 1955-1975. A Vietnam Veterans lapel pin and a certificate was given to over 50 veterans who gathered at the commission office. AllenForce, a ...Read more

Special Summer Explore event coming to IVCC

  OGLESBY – Students considering enrolling in Illinois Valley Community College this fall will be able to attend a special event on campus. “Summer Explore IVCC” will be coming to the Oglesby location from 1 to 3 PM Wednesday, July 13. The free event for students and parents begins ...Read more

Mendota fireworks dazzle hundreds

MENDOTA – The fireworks to celebrate Independence Day that were postponed from June were set off Saturday night, entertaining hundreds around Lake Mendota. The fireworks, supported by the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce, is a yearly event held on a weekend usually prior to the 4th of ...Read more