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Preparations Underway For Potential Record Flood

OTTAWA – Preparations are under way for a potential record flood with voluntary evacuations being issued in Utica and Marseilles.    The Utica Village Board meet Tuesday night and declared a local emergency granting emergency powers to

Missing Teen Safe

GRANVILLE – A teen that has been missing since Saturday from Granville has been confirmed found safe by Granville Police.   The investigation continues as to her whereabouts, however, no arrests have been made and no other

Rains Cause Flooding Concerns Along Rivers

OTTAWA – Heavy rains have caused the National Weather Service to issue flood warnings along the Illinois and Fox Rivers on Tuesday.  In Ottawa the river was 465.4 feet which is two feet above flood stage.  Major

Tax Season Can Lead to Scams

DIXON – An Illinois Sheriff is warning the public that tax time also means it will be time for scammers to prey on the public. Sheriff John C. Simonton of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said that

Fishing License Renewal Start March 1st

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone that fishing licenses for 2018 can be renewed starting March 1st. Illinois’ 2018 fishing, hunting, and sportsmen combination licenses will be valid through March 31, 2019.

No Injuries in Late Thursday Fire

STREATOR – No injuries were reported but significant damage occured after a fire late Thursday in the 700 block of South Monroe Street in Streator. According to the Streator Fire Department, a call came in after 11

LaSalle Man Arrested on Cocaine Charges

LASALLE – A LaSalle man is facing felony charges for unlawful delivery of a controlled substance after an early morning cocaine arrest Thursday.  According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, 24 year old D’Andre R Henderson