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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

Probable Pedicab Parking Pursued

LASALLE- The LaSalle City Council discussed alternatives and suggestions regarding where the Pedicabs would be parked at Monday night’s meeting. However, since the owner was not present, no action was taken. Council members suggested possibly renting a parking space or designating an area for ...Read more