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Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office Awarded Grant

DEKALB – The Dekalb County Sheriff’s Office was awarded a $20,000 grant. The Dekalb County Community Foundation awarded a Community Needs Grant to the sheriff’s office to help fund purchases of mobile dispatch console computers for the Sheriff’s Mobile Command Post. The ...Read more

Chicago Man Arrested in LaSalle on Cocaine Charges

LASALLE – Monday afternoon authorities executed a search warrant in LaSalle and took a Chicago man into custody on Cocaine Charges. According to the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team, they, along with the LaSalle Police, Peru Special Investigation Unit, and LaSalle County Tactical ...Read more

Seneca Police Warn of Unauthorized Solicitors

SENECA – The Seneca Police Department warned residents on Wednesday via social media that they received reports of someone soliciting in the town without authorization.   The individual or individuals claimed to work for Nicor.  The police urge anyone to contact authorities if someone ...Read more

Amboy Levies for Higher Property Taxes

AMBOY – Amboy’s School District is levying a higher percentage for its property taxes. According to Superintendent Joshua Nichols, limitations with the tax cap law, or consumer price index will not allow over 5 percent increase. So why levy a nearly 6 percent hike? Nichols says if the ...Read more

NHL Sized Ice Rink coming to Ottawa

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa will be getting a new and improved ice skating rink next week. According to Commissioner James Less, the size of the portable rink will be of National Hockey League standards of 200 by 85 feet. The rink is expected to be installed by Monday, weather permitting, ...Read more

Oglesby’s Ice skating rink to be Installed

OGLESBY – Oglesby’s ice skating rink is being installed on Thursday. Director of Parks Bob Ghighi, says the installation will be finished by the end of the work day and says as soon as the rink is frozen, it will be available to skate. Hours of operation for the rink located on East ...Read more