Local Headlines

Many still without power after Sunday snowstorm

OTTAWA — Commonwealth Edison say the utility is adding 262 more crews in its effort to restore power following Sunday’s blizzard.  Over 15,000 customers in northern Illinois were without electricity late Tuesday, most in Chicago’s northern suburbs. LaSalle County still had over ...Read more

Road Closures in Bureau County

PRINCETON – Power lines are still down, causing road closures in Bureau County. According to the Bureau County Highway Department, power lines located west of the railroad tracks on the western portion of Angling Road resulted in closure of a section Angling Road. This particular area has ...Read more

Mayor Praises Crews After Blizzard in Peru

PERU – Peru Mayor Scott Harl applauded city crews for their service in Blizzard Bruce. In a city council meeting on Monday night, Mayor Harl mentioned the many power outages experienced during the storm, and how crews worked tirelessly to repair the galloping power lines. Public Works also ...Read more

Power Outage Repairs, Road Closures

OTTAWA – Widespread power outages have significantly lessened from this morning, according to electric utilities. As of 4 p.m. Ameren is reporting over 900 without power in LaSalle County compared to nearly 2,000, and Bureau at less than half than of that this morning. Cornbelt energy says ...Read more