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Marseilles K9 receives donated body armor

MARSEILLES – The  Marseilles Police Department’s K9 received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a donation from non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest for ‘Tucker’ was sponsored by James Bauer of Bethalto.  Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283, and a ...Read more

State Police rule out Iowa man in Zywicki case

LASALLE – An Iowa man suspected of multiple murders has been ruled out as a suspect in a 1992 abduction and murder in LaSalle County.  On Wednesday, Clark Perry Baldwin, was arrested in Waterloo, IA, and charged in Tennessee with two counts of murder of Pamela McCall and her unborn child, ...Read more

Work underway on new IVCC Ag building

OGLESBY – Work is underway to complete the 6,000-square-foot metal building south of the Illinois Valley Community College campus that will house the ag program equipment.  Vissering Construction workers reinforced the frame of the phase 1 building. The foundation was poured last week. The ...Read more