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Local unemployment rates steady

  CHICAGO – Local and statewide unemployment rates remained steady for the month of September. After county averages reduced during the month of August, numbers have remained similar if not less than of those in September. LaSalle and Putnam county’s unemployment rates are ...Read more

Local unemployment rates fare steady

  CHICAGO – Local and statewide unemployment rates remained steady for the month of September. After county averages reduced during the month of August, numbers have remained similar if not less than of those in September. LaSalle and Putnam county’s unemployment rates are ...Read more

Pair Arrested on Drug Charges by State Police

UTICA – A Sunday evening traffic stop sent two to the county jail with drug charges. The Illinois State Police say they stopped a vehicle on Interstate 80 near Utica just after 10:30 PM where they allegedly found methamphetamine. Two subjects, 27-year-old Janeka Brown of Ford Dodge, Iowa, ...Read more