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BBB: Social Security Scams Warning

ILLINOIS – The local regional office of the Better Business Bureau is warning area residents of a growing scam aimed at compromising the Social Security numbers of individuals. Dennis Horton, director of the BBB office says, “In the past few days we have seen a dramatic increase in the ...Read more

Plainfield Man Missing Since Monday

  PLAINFIELD – The Will County Sheriff’s Office was notified yesterday Monday 67-year-old Charles W. Sharp Jr of Plainfield was missing. As reported by his wife, he left his home, without his cell phone, driving a light blue Honda CRV with Illinois plates TL1630. Mr. Sharp’s wife ...Read more

Remains Identified as Missing Aurora Man

OSWEGO – An Aurora man who went missing in the winter of 2015 has been found deceased.  According to the Kendall County Coroner’s Office the remains were located by kayakers in the Fox River Saturday.  Loyola University assisted in identifying the skeletal remains as those belonging to ...Read more

Ogle County Bank Robbed Tuesday

CRESTON –  In a statement released this afternoon it was announced that the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery at a bank in Creston.  Just after 3 p.m. they were called to the 400 Block of Route 38 for an apparent incident at Holcomb State Bank.  ...Read more

No Injuries After Tractor Trailer Rollover

MENDOTA – A Walnut man was not hurt after the tractor trailer he was driving rolled over Monday afternoon north of Meriden.   Around 4 p.m. Mendota and Troy Grove Fire Departments were called to a propane tanker that had left the roadway on East 7th Rd/Angling Road near the Lee County ...Read more

Corn Holding Up Even If Prices Aren’t

OTTAWA – Crops are entering their most critical month, according to the LaSalle County Farm Bureau. Despite not having rain these past few weeks, President David Isermann says corn crops are holding up well. The corn is far along in its journey to harvest, the most labor-intensive part of ...Read more