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Streator Police chase vehicle Thursday

STREATOR- The Streator Police Department say they were involved in a pursuit Thursday morning.   Around 9:30 AM along Everett Street they allegedly attempted to stop what they describe as a blue Oldsmobile.   The vehicle reportedly fled and struck a gas main near the intersection of Lundy and ...Read more

Area Easter celebrations announced

LASALLE – Easter celebrations during the health crisis in Illinois had to be modified due to the stay at home order, but area communities are still coming up with ways to get the community in to the spirit. This Saturday at LaSalle Rotary Park the Easter Bunny and other characters will ...Read more

No injuries in Thursday rural Ottawa fire

OTTAWA – A large two story home caught fire Thursday afternoon near Ottawa.   Around 2 PM the Wallace Fire Department was called to the 2900 block of East 14th Road and upon arrival called for a mutual aid box alarm.  Smoke was showing from the second story as crews arrived from Ottawa ...Read more

No injuries in Thursday rural Ottawa fire

OTTAWA – A large two story home caught fire Thursday afternoon near Ottawa.   Around 2 PM the Wallace Fire Department was called to the 2900 block of East 14th Road and upon arrival called for a mutual aid box alarm.  Smoke was showing from the second story as crews arrived from Ottawa ...Read more

Virtual commencement ceremony coming to IVCC

OGLESBY- A virtual commencement ceremony is being planned for May 16, Illinois Valley Community College President Jerry Corcoran announced at Thursday’s board meeting. “Instead of the traditional ceremony, we will conduct a virtual event next month and invite this year’s graduates to join ...Read more