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Spring Valley asking for grant support

SPRING VALLEY  – The mayor of Spring Valley is asking for village residents to write a short letter or email in support of projects to improve the community. The North Central Illinois Council of Governments could be giving Spring Valley grants to add and improve outdoor dining plus upgraded ...Read more

Princeton to extend days allowed for leaf burning

PRINCETON – Princeton will be allowing residents a few more opportunities to burn leaves this year.   The city announced that they will extend the burning window date to December 12th.   No burning will be allowed on Mondays and Fridays, and for the remaining days only between 8 AM and 5 ...Read more

Ottawa asking for input regarding future of pool

Ottawa – Studstill Media Photo OTTAWA – Repairing the community pool in Ottawa could be expensive, and the Mayor would like input from residents as to what the future should hold for the facility. A report said Riordan Pool, opened in 1966 in Ottawa will need $550,000 of repairs in ...Read more