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Victims Identified After Sunday Streator Fire

STREATOR – The victims of the fire on Sunday that took the lives of two people have been identified.  The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office says that 67-year-old Lois J. Green and 27-year-old Christian Green were found after the fire started in the 1000 block of East Wilson Street.  ...Read more

Holiday Lighting Contest Registration Begins

STREATOR – Registration starts today for the Streator Chamber of Commerce’s Holiday Lighting and Decorating Contest. There is no cost to enter but you must reside or have a business in the Streator corporate limits to be nominated. The contest will have four divisions: most creative, ...Read more

Spring Street Reconstruction Slated

STREATOR – Spring Street will be reconstructed in the springtime as part of the city’s five year road plans. City Engineer Jeremy Palm says there will be a complete overlay and reconstruction of Spring Street from Bloomington to the east end of Spring Street next year through a block ...Read more

Two Dead After Sunday Fire in Streator

STREATOR – Two people are dead after an early morning House Fire in Streator.  Around 2:30 AM a call was made for a fire in the 1000 block of East Wilson Street.     First responders arrived in less than two minutes and found the single story home filled with heavy smoke.  Two victims ...Read more

Mendota Church Helps Feed Families on Thanksgiving

MENDOTA- Families struggling to get a Thanksgiving meal on the table this week were helped Sunday  at the First Presbyterian Church in Mendota.   Volunteers pre-packaged some complete dinners, complete with turkey and sides for those in the community needing assistance this holiday season.    ...Read more