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Heroin and Crack Cocaine in Recent Tri-Dent Bust

STREATOR – A Streator man has been charged with three felonies after a Tri-Dent investigation. In a press release, the Tri County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team arrested 22-year-old Michael L. Pitts of Streator after allegedly delivering narcotics

Streator Woman Arrested on Heroin Charge

STREATOR – The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 22-year-old Streator woman on a heroin charge. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team made a controlled purchase of alleged heroin in the 800 block of Monroe St in

IVCC to Propose Tuition Increase

OGLESBY – A $3 per credit hour tuition increase may be coming to Illinois Valley Community College starting this summer. According to IVCC President Jerry Corcoran, even with the increase, the school will be below the state

Area Unemployment Lowest Since 2006

OTTAWA – Area unemployment rates were down to close out 2017 according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security to lowest rates since 2006. Livingston County remains the lowest with just 4.0%, followed by Putnam at 4.7%.

Missing Spring Valley Teen Found Dead

SPRING VALLEY – A teen who had been reported missing since January 23rd has been found dead south of Granville. On Saturday afternoon the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a body found in a ditch.