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Marchers Protest In Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Several thousand protesters have marched through downtown Chicago to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies, including planned sweeps in several American cities, including Chicago, over the weekend.   The protesters at Saturday’s march belted chants ...Read more

As temperatures rise, use water wisely

BELLEVILLE  – With temperatures rising across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding customers to use water wisely. “From keeping hydrated to playing in water sprinklers, as well as running air conditioning and watering lawns, water plays an important role in warm-weather fun and ...Read more

Boil Order For Streator Lifted

    STREATOR – The boil order has been lifted for the Streator District.   Friday evening, a boil order was issued due to water main breaks and the resulting loss of water pressure, and it affected the communities of Streator, Ancona, Dana, Kangley, Longpoint, Ransom and Reading. ...Read more

OSF HealthCare volunteers honored

  OTTAWA – Volunteers at OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center and Center for Health – Streator were honored for their exceptional service.  A total of 347 volunteers contributed 33,970 hours of service this past last year, an amount that equals 16 full-time employees. The ...Read more

Roadwork in Spring Valley starts Monday

SPRING VALLEY – Lane closures for resurfacing will begin on US Route 6 and IL Route 89 from Mary Street to I-80 in Spring Valley on Monday. Daytime lane closures controlled by flaggers will impact travel. Alternatives routes should be considered. Work is expected to continue into the ...Read more