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Possible monthly recycling fee for Paw Paw

PAW PAW – Recyclables picked up from Paw Paw have been reported 65 percent contaminated with food refuse. According to Republic Services Waste Disposal, China is no longer accepting any foreign recyclables and garbage. Republic Services is requesting a .68 cent increase in each ...Read more

Solar projects in Mendota win statewide lottery

MENDOTA – Solar Projects in Mendota were included in the local list of winners in a state lottery for renewable energy credits.  According to the Illinois Power Agency, two Mendota based solar projects of 112 were chosen for an adjustable block program. Established by the ...Read more

Women in Technology breaking the binary

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College’s Women in Technology is a force to be reckoned with for those looking to pursue jobs in the industry. The recently established program strives to give ladies the opportunity to be exposed to and learn the fundamentals of welding, ...Read more

One Killed in Rural Earlville Crash

EARLVILLE – One person was killed in a single vehicle crash Sunday near the intersection of North 47th Road and East 1250th Road, about one mile north of Earlville.  The vehicle was discovered Sunday morning in a field adjacent to the roadway.  According to the LaSalle County ...Read more