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Sewer work planned for Illinois Ave. in Mendota

MENDOTA – Infrastructure work is being planned for Illinois Avenue in Mendota. At Monday night’s city council meeting, Alderman Bill Hunt reported that sewer work will be done in addition to Illinois Avenue’s beautification project. The city will install new sewer lining, a ...Read more

Body of 16-year-old found at Waukegan Harbor

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A body discovered at Waukegan Harbor on Lake Michigan has been identified as a 16-year-old boy missing from the Chicago suburb of Grayslake. The Lake County Coroner’s Office on Monday said it had performed an autopsy on Matthew Garcia and preliminary results show he ...Read more

Earth Day Cleanup Scheduled for Peru

PERU – Peru City Council members listened to an Earth Day presentation at Monday night’s meeting. Crystal Dean addressed the council to discuss the details of her Earth Day Peru, Illinois City Cleanup, which will take place next Monday, April 22nd. Dean encouraged volunteers to meet at ...Read more