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Streator FFA Has Pair Win at State

STREATOR – The Streator FFA will be sending two students to the state FFA convention to be recognized for winning two areas over the weekend at the University of Illinois. The state winner in Diversified Horticulture, Lance Moritz, and the stare winner in Grain Production Placement, Jacob ...Read more

Sally Sues Coffee serving kindness to the body

MAGNOLIA – A coffee shop in Magnolia is changing the way you take your coffee. Sally Sues Coffee Shop stands by three core values: being kind to your body, kind to the environment and being kind to one another. Owned and run by a health conscious family, Tyler Reaska says it’s no ordinary ...Read more

Crash Near Somonauk Injures Two

  A traffic crash in the northeast corner of LaSalle County  injured two people. According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, shortly before eleven Saturday night, south of Lake Holiday, a vehicle left the roadway of East 2750th road and rolled over. The driver was flown by Life ...Read more

Morris Police Seek Suspect In Murder

MORRIS –  The Morris Police Department is looking for a Joliet man who may be connected to a murder earlier this month.  Police say a warrant for homicide has been put out for 32 year old Kasim K.E. Baker of Joliet.   His whereabouts are unknown.   Baker allegedly may be responsible for ...Read more

Stormy Daniels protests Illinois’ “pole tax”

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Adult film star Stormy Daniels is protesting the Illinois surcharge on live adult entertainment centers. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, read a two-minute statement beneath the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the state Capitol. She says the tax unfairly ...Read more