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Utility Bill clinic in Ottawa

OTTAWA – State Representative Lance Yednock is hosting a Utility Bill Clinic in Ottawa to assist residents in saving money. The Citizens’ Utility Board and a Homeowner Education Class with Habitat for Humanity in Ottawa will be on the seminar board this Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church ...Read more

Water and sewer rates will increase in Ottawa

OTTAWA – By spring time, Ottawa residents will see around a five dollar increase in their water and sewer bills. At Tuesday night’s council meeting, Commissioner Thomas Ganiere announced that due to a million dollar deficit, the city will be increasing their rates come April 1st. On ...Read more

Marseilles awarded grant for boat launch

MARSEILLES – The city of Marseilles has been awarded a boat access grant. According to Austin Taylor of North Central Illinois Council of Governments, Marseilles will be receiving $200,000 for a long-awaited boat launch. Earlier this week Governor J.B. Pritzker announced Marseilles was one ...Read more

Farmers still left trying to harvest

UNDATED – Some farmers in LaSalle County are still out on the fields getting harvest wrapped up. As December came around, farmers locally and statewide were hoping to be done by the new year. However, this past month weather has not been in the favor of farmers, leaving most fields too ...Read more