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Illinois lawmaker charged with bribery resigns

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A state representative in Illinois charged with bribery in a federal complaint has resigned. Rep. Luis Arroyo (loo-EES’ uh-ROY’-oh) submitted his resignation Friday after 13 years in the House. The Chicago Democrat stepped down just hours before a special ...Read more

Medicine clean out in Streator this weekend

  STREATOR – Streator residents will have the opportunity to dispose of their unneeded medication this weekend. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday a drive-thru disposal will be available at City Park located on the 200 block of North Park Street. Labels on any medication need to ...Read more

Snowfall sets back harvesting

OTTAWA – A rare October snow that touched down in LaSalle County Wednesday morning is putting harvesting at a halt. Ideally during harvest time dry weather is needed to get heavy machinery across land, but with saturated fields there’s not much farmers can do.    Isermann says ...Read more