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Town Tasked to Tidy Trash

LASALLE – The LaSalle City Council would like to remind residents to properly package any garbage in preparation for garbage collection. On windy days, garbage is blown out of the garbage bins and into the streets and other yards during collection when it is not properly packaged. Properly ...Read more

Resource Officer for Mendota HS sworn in

  MENDOTA – A new resource officer for Mendota High School was sworn in at a city council meeting, Monday. Officer Officer Chad Hochstatter was sworn in as the newest member of the Mendota Police Department.  Hochstatter will enter Mendota Township High School this fall. This ...Read more

California Pair Arrested in Drug Bust on Train

GALESBURG – Two California residents are in jail after allegedly transporting drugs on an Amtrak train Thursday.  According to the Knox County Sheriff’s Department they were notified of passengers acting suspicious on the California Zephyr at the Galesburg train station.  An ...Read more