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8-Year-Old Lifeflighted After Traffic Accident

STREATOR – An 8-year-old girl was life flighted after the vehicle she was riding in collided with another in Southern LaSalle County.  LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office says that late Friday morning, 28-year-old Vickey L. Meglich, of Streator, apparently failed to stop at a stop sign ...Read more

Purse taken from vehicle Thursday in Streator

STREATOR- A purse was reportedly taken from a vehicle on Thursday.   The Streator Police Department say they were called to the 200 block of East Kent Street around 10 AM.   The value of the contents of the purse were not disclosed and anyone with any information is asked to contact the ...Read more

Cases of Lyme Disease up in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – In observance of Lyme Disease Awareness month, the LaSalle County Health Department reminds everyone to be mindful of ticks and the diseases they could cause.  There were 7 cases of Lyme disease confirmed in the county in 2019, up from recent lows of 2 cases in 2016 and 2017. The risk ...Read more