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Dwight man killed in single vehicle crash

MARSEILLES – A Dwight man was killed in a single vehicle crash last Friday in LaSalle County. The LaSalle County Coroner announced that they were called to East 25th Road and North 2209th Road near Marseilles for the wreck which took the life of 56-year-old Cleveland F. Powell. The crash ...Read more


IVCC to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic Tuesday

OGLESBY – A free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Illinois Valley Community College is set for 10AM to 2PM this Tuesday in Room CTC124. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines will be available as well as Pfizer and Moderna booster shots for individuals 18 and older. The Pfizer-BioNTech ...Read more


LaSalle Public Library receives wildflowers grant

LASALLE – The LaSalle Public Library has received funding and thousands of native wildflower seed packets to create “Pollinator Pathways,” that will help connect wild public lands, like state parks, with residential landscapes and community gardens to support the crucial role of bees, ...Read more


Streator Fire Department rescue dog from sinkhole

STREATOR – A dog who had been missing since Friday was discovered trapped in a sinkhole in Streator. The Streator Fire Department were called Saturday morning around 7 AM to Marilla Park to rescue the dog named Macy who had been missing since Friday morning. Authorities were able to ...Read more