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Ottawa Man Identified As Body Found Last Saturday

LASALLE – An Ottawa man was identified as the person found deceased last Saturday in the Illinois River near LaSalle. The LaSalle County Coroner’s Office said that 53-year-old David R. Gallina was found west of the Rt. 351 Shippingsport Bridge. Further information is expected to be ...Read more

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Newark

NEWARK – A Warrenville man was killed in a crash in Kendall County on Monday. According to the Illinois State Police, they were called to the intersection IL Route 71 and Ottawa Road just after 3 p.m. for a crash. Police say, 58-year-old Peter Dudak was riding a BMW motorcycle, traveling ...Read more

City of Peru’s firework schedule

  All events are on Water Street and start at 5:00 PM Peru Parks and Recreation will have a family fun area with 5 bounce houses with attendants. The area is located on the grassy hill on the north side of Water Street east of the Peru Electric Department. Food Vendors will be at the corner ...Read more