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Local Veterans Among 200 Illinois will Honor

LASALLE – Illinois Bicentennial organizers and the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs have named local veterans to honor during the state’s 200th birthday. Stuart Layne is executive director of the Bicentennial Commission . He says the “Bicentennial HONOR 200” ...Read more

Details Scant in Reported Wedron Robbery

WEDRON – An armed robbery was reported in Wedron on Tuesday. According to LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, they were called after 9 p.m. for an armed robbery at a home in the 200 block of North 3372nd Road. According to deputies, they arrived at the scene and spoke to two male victims in ...Read more

Lee County K-9 Retires

DIXON – An officer who has served Lee County retired Wednesday, after working diligently on all four feet since 2011.   K-9 Officer Pepper will be spending his days now with his handler and now new owners family after seven years on patrol.   Lee County Sheriff John Simonton said that ...Read more