Local Headlines

O’Hare Leads in Top Busiest Airports

CHICAGO – O’Hare Airport was listed as the third busiest airport during Thanksgiving, according to the Hopper and Insure My Trip. Research teams revealed the busiest days to depart and return from holiday festivities being Wednesday, November 21st and returning on Sunday, November ...Read more

Don’t Fall for Jury Duty Scams

KENDALL – The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a new phone scam. According to authorities, the scammer claims to be Sgt. Baker with the Jury Duty Division stating they missed Jury Duty. The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office does not make calls stating you have ...Read more

IVCC Raises Tax Levy Request

OGLESBY – The Illinois Valley Community College trustees approved a $12.2 million tax levy request for this year, up from the 2017 levy request of $11.7 million. The 4.85% levy increase will not require a public notice or public hearing. IVCC levies taxes in eight counties, including ...Read more

Sublette Fire Department Receives Donation

SUBLETTE – The Sublette Fire Department announced that they have received a donation of $5000 that is to be used for the purchase of a 12-lead EKG Cardiac Monitor. The device will help with the diagnosis of a number of heart conditions, including life threatening arrhythmias and pulmonary ...Read more

The Vietnam Moving Wall to be Honored

SPRINGFIELD – LaSalle County’s “Vietman Moving Wall” will be honored for the 2018 Governor’s Hometown Awards program. The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service will present 23 localities, including LaSalle County, with honors at the ...Read more

Don’t Let Your Pipes Freeze this Winter!

BELLEVILLE – The Illinois American Water is giving homeowners tips to prevent freezing and bursting pipes. According to the utility company, now is the time to safeguard plumbing to prevent water damage from frozen and burst pipes. Before frigid weather sets in, they remind you to eliminate ...Read more