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Safe Taken From Gaming Business

STREATOR – A safe was reported missing after an apparent burglary at a gaming business in Streator Thursday. According to the Streator Police Department, they were called to a gaming business in the 100 block of Hickory

Peru Firefighters Honored in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – Peru Firefighters received a Senate Certificate of Recognition during the 25th Annual Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial & Firefighting Medal of Honor Award Ceremony in Springfield on Tuesday. The three firefighters, Lt. Neil Nadolski, Firefighter Alex

4-H Road Construction Announced

OTTAWA – The resurfacing and widening of 4-H Road in Ottawa has begun according to Road Commissioner James Less. In addition to the road being upgraded, a new sidewalk will also be put into place. The construction

Lane Closures For Ottawa Bridge

OTTAWA – Starting Tuesday through the end of this week the Illinois Route 23 bridge in Ottawa over the Illinois River will have a lane closure each direction to allow for the yearly inspection of the bridge.

Couple Identified After DeKalb County Fire

DEKALB – A couple in their seventies was identified as those found deceased after a fire early Sunday morning in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says firefighters found 75-year-old William M. Kreda and 76-year-old Marjory