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Parking restriction in Ottawa next week

OTTAWA – Parking restriction in Ottawa will be in effect on Monday through Thursday nights. No parking will be allowed from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. along LaSalle Street or Columbus Street from Superior Street to the Illinois River Bridge. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation the ...Read more

More non-disposables found in Spring Valley sewers

  SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley city workers are finding more trash in sewer lines allegedly near a nursing home. According to assistant public works superintendent Chris Insco, the city experienced a sewer back up due to a grease blockage. Workers are certain where the garbage is coming ...Read more

Spring Valley to trial part time firefighter

SPRING VALLEY – Agreements were made between Spring Valley and their fire department on financing a part time firefighter. After much deliberation, the city agreed to help support the employment of a certified day time firefighter for one year to try and resolve the department’s issue of ...Read more