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Ogle County Bank Robbed Tuesday

CRESTON –  In a statement released this afternoon it was announced that the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery at a bank in Creston.  Just after 3 p.m. they were called

Former Illinois workers sue to get jobs back

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Eight former Illinois workers are suing Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration, alleging they lost their jobs for political reasons.  The workers were laid off from the Illinois Department of Transportation. The governor’s administration last

No Injuries After Tractor Trailer Rollover

MENDOTA – A Walnut man was not hurt after the tractor trailer he was driving rolled over Monday afternoon north of Meriden.   Around 4 p.m. Mendota and Troy Grove Fire Departments were called to a propane tanker

Corn Holding Up Even If Prices Aren’t

OTTAWA – Crops are entering their most critical month, according to the LaSalle County Farm Bureau. Despite not having rain these past few weeks, President David Isermann says corn crops are holding up well. The corn is

Oglesby Fundraising Begins Wednesday

OGLESBY – The city of Oglesby is planning pop-up fundraisers to help the cost of developing a downtown park. Kicking off Wednesday at 11AM, will be a luncheon to help offset the cost of upgrading Senica Square. City

Hearing on Solar Farms Scheduled

MENDOTA – The city of Mendota will hold a public commission meeting to discuss solar farm usage. The council met Monday to finalize a hearing allowing public input into adding solar farms as a permitted use in