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Daylight Saving Time and tips to prepare your body

UNDATED – Daylight saving time starts Sunday, which means losing one hour of sleep. The Center for Disease Control says being sleep deprived before the time change can increase health and safety risks like weakening your immune system. They recommend moving up the timing of wakening and ...Read more

Oglesby Chief of Police interview this week

OGLESBY – Interviews for Oglesby’s next Chief of Police will be Thursday. Carrie Lijewski, Commissioner of Public Health and Safety, says it will be a non-bias interview process conducted by three Illinois police chiefs. Last month, former Chief of Police Jim Knoblauch announced his ...Read more

Oglesby Chief of Police interviews this week

OGLESBY – Interviews for Oglesby’s next Chief of Police will be Thursday. Carrie Lijewski, Commissioner of Public Health and Safety, says it will be a non-bias interview process conducted by three Illinois police chiefs. Last month, former Chief of Police Jim Knoblauch announced his ...Read more

New Officer to join Mendota’s ranks

  MENDOTA- The Mendota Police Department welcomed a new addition to the department. Abram Yucus was sworn in after Monday’s City Council Meeting. Yucus will be finishing his training over the next few months, after which he will begin working under a mentor police officer in the Mendota ...Read more

Senica Square Project looking dim

OGLESBY – Most residents in Oglesby that filed out a survey involving the proposed Senica Square project were against moving forward with plans. At Monday night’s city council meeting Comissioner James Curran went over the results of the nearly 360 surveys he received back from ...Read more