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DePue Police receive complaints about dogs at large

DEPUE – The DePue Police Department have received a large number of complaints about dogs running at large in the village. They say the Village ordinance is that all dogs must remain leashed, and all should have tags and be registered. Authorities warn that they will begin contacting animal ...Read more

Mendota Police warn of Lottery scam

MENDOTA – The Mendota Police Department has received a report of a lottery scam happening in the community. Authorities advise that you should never provide anyone you do not know personally any financial information or banking records. The old adage of “If it is too good to be true, ...Read more

Streator awarded safe routes to school grant

STREATOR – The city of Streator was awarded a safe route to school grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation. The approved project includes new and replacement sidewalks for children in the community to reach school safely. Various streets within the Riverside area of town will ...Read more

IVCC to present Broadway Backwards this weekend

    OGLESBY _ When Broadway Backwards debuts on the Illinois Valley Community College stage April 22, the show will mark the return of live theatre to the college for the first time since 2019. The revue features Broadway showtunes with a twist – men sing songs traditionally sung by ...Read more

Princeton to begin water main flushing

PRINCETON – The City of Princeton Water Department will begin their semi-annual water main flushing Monday. Residents may notice a slightly stronger chlorine odor. If you find this odor objectionable they advise you keep a pitcher of water in the refrigerator and the chlorine will dissipate ...Read more