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Wednesday House Fire in Oglesby

  OGLESBY – A fire in the 100 block of Claret Knoll Ave significantly damaged a home and an attached garage Wednesday.   Before noon Oglesby fire was called to the scene of a structure fire.  

Pritzker, Rauner step up on mansion fix

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and first lady Diana Rauner have released a partial list of donors to a $15 million renovation of the Illinois Governor’s Mansion. Rauner’s Democratic opponent in the fall election

Splash Field Grand Opening

PERU – The Splash Field opening ceremony was a grand slam at Washington Park Monday evening. City Officials and Morgan Happ, wife of J.A. Happ, cut the ribbon to the handicapped-friendly water park, letting in crowds of

Shared Police Committee Talks Joint Location

PERU – The Lasalle Peru and Oglesby Shared Police Service Committee met to discuss possible plans for a shared service location yesterday in Peru. Four locations are proposed for the shared police station, however some officials are