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County unemployment up, statewide down

    UNDATED – There’s been an uptick in county unemployment rates for the month of August according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. LaSalle County once at a 5.8% rate last month has increased in unemployment now at 6.3%. Bureau and Putnam County rates ...Read more

L-P High School issues statement on fan behavior

  PERU – LaSalle-Peru Township High School put out a statement over the weekend regarding fan behavior at athletic events. In a letter to the community by Superintendent Dr. Steven R. Wrobleski, he expressed his disappointment in the actions that he witnessed on Friday at the football ...Read more

Mendota Trojans Soccer defeats LP Cavaliers

    LASALLE – Mendota Trojans Boys Soccer dominated 5-0 at LP Cavaliers stomping grounds Thursday evening. It was a shutout game for Trojans Goalie Manny Trejo and the 100th goal for the unstoppable Senior Yahir Diaz. Coach Nick Myers says the boys are now 15-0 with four games ...Read more