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SUV fire in Spring Valley Monday

SPRING VALLEY – No injuries were reported after an SUV caught fire outside of a store in Spring Valley.   Around 6:30 PM the Spring Valley Fire Department was called to 1500 North Ave. for a fire in the parking lot.   The building was not damaged and crews cleared the scene in 45 ...Read more

Streator behind state average in Census completion

STREATOR (AP) —  The city of Streator trails the Illinois state average in completing the U.S. Census.   As of Friday residents have only completed 59.1% of them.   The state average in Illinois is 60.8%.    Other area communities were above average, like Grand Ridge at 78.4%, Ottawa at ...Read more