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Mendota sets last days for burn pit, leaf pick-up

MENDOTA – At the Mendota City Council meeting on Monday night they chose the last dates the burn pit would be open and the final day of leaf pick-up.   The last day the city burn pit off of 1st Ave will be open is Monday, November 29th.   The last day for leaf pickup will be Monday, ...Read more

First freeze creeps upon North Central Illinois

CHICAGO – A cold snap will move through North Central Illinois starting next week bringing temperatures well below normal for the first days of November. According to some models, a shot of arctic air will move south out of Canada starting on Monday behind a cold front that will settle in ...Read more

Man rescued after falling 15 foot into hole

AURORA- A security guard was rescued after a fall pinned him underground in Aurora.   Around midnight authorities were called to the scene in the 2300 block of West Indian Trail for a security guard who was walking around the exterior of a building who fell about 15 feet into a hole that was ...Read more