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Plainfield Man Killed in Kendall County Crash

KENDALL – One man is dead after a two vehicle accident in in Kendall County, Monday morning. 44-year-old Scott Weber of Plainfield was traveling southbound on Grove Road after 8:30 a.m. when he failed to stop for traffic on Route 52. He was then struck by an eastbound truck tractor ...Read more

Storms Cause Damage in Mendota

MENDOTA- Ed and Debbie Creager were in the living room when they heard the tremendous crash of most of a tree collapsing onto their home Tuesday night.   Their initial fears grew when they realized the tree had come through the ceiling of the dining room, just feet away from where their ...Read more

IVCH Seeks Community Input for Health Needs Survey

PERU –  Illinois Valley Community Hospital is asking local residents for their opinions on what the area’s most urgent health care needs are. “We’re inviting everyone in the Illinois Valley to complete a survey and share their views on what they believe are the most pressing ...Read more

Oglesby Woman Killed in Motorcycle Crash

PRINCETON – A Sunday afternoon collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle has taken the life of a woman and left one man injured. In a release by the Princeton Police Department, they state that around 4:15 p.m. they were called to the intersection of Main and Peru Street where they found ...Read more

Utica Officer Struck By Vehicle Monday Night

UTICA – A Utica Police Officer was struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop Monday night. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 9:45 p.m. an officer for the village of Utica was near the intersection of US 178 and US RT6 when he was struck. The officer and ...Read more

Rotary Park Expansion Proposed

LASALLE – The city of LaSalle approved a petition to apply for a grant to expand Rotary Park through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  The Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development Program is a state-financed grant program that provides funding assistance to local ...Read more

Woman driving go-kart killed in crash

MARENGO, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a woman driving a go-kart on a rural northern Illinois road was killed when hit from behind by a car. The McHenry County sheriff’s department says the crash happened Saturday night near the city of Marengo and that the woman was pronounced dead at a ...Read more

Man Life Flighted After Crash North of Streator

  STREATOR – A man was airlifted to a Peoria hospital after a crash that sent his vehicle into the bed of a parked pickup truck Sunday.  The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office say that 23-year-old Michael Gray of Streator was traveling North on US Route 23 near the intersection of N ...Read more