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Weekend Heat Advisory Calls for Cooling Centers

OTTAWA – Excessive heat warnings are in effect for this weekend according to the National Weather Service. A heat advisory will begin at 10 a.m. Friday and end Saturday evening. Temperatures are said to reach the upper 90’s with a heat index between 105 and 110 degrees.  It’s ...Read more

Stop Sticks End Wednesday Mendota Pursuit

MENDOTA – A teen is facing a number of charges after a pursuit in Mendota Wednesday night. In a press release Friday the Mendota Police Department say that just before midnight Wednesday they observed a vehicle with four occupants leaving a park after hours. When an officer attempted to ...Read more

Child found at bottom of pool Wednesday

LASALLE – A child is in critical condition after being found at the bottom of a pool in LaSalle yesterday. LaSalle Police, LaSalle Fire Department, and EMS were called after 7 p.m. for a drowning child on Rockwell Road. The 3-year-old child was pulled from the bottom of an above ground ...Read more

Outlook Positive for Streator High School

STREATOR – It’s all good news for the Streator Township High School, according to Superintendent Matthew Seaton. The School board met to discuss finances, projects and proposals for the school. With the high school’s positive financial position, the school plans on building a ...Read more

Wednesday House Fire in Oglesby

  OGLESBY – A fire in the 100 block of Claret Knoll Ave significantly damaged a home and an attached garage Wednesday.   Before noon Oglesby fire was called to the scene of a structure fire.   Multiple area departments responded, including Tonica, LaSalle, Peru and Utica.   No ...Read more