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LaSalle council calls out feral cat feeders

LASALLE – Concerns over residents feeding feral cats in LaSalle was addressed at Monday’s city council meeting. According to Mayor Jeff Grove, people in the neighborhood are putting food out and sheltering stray cats. According to City Attorney James McPhedran, prohibiting people from ...Read more

Contamination all cleaned up at Northwest School

LASALLE – The Environmental Protection Agency cleanup at Northwest School in LaSalle is substantially completed. According to Superintendent Brian DeBernardi, the majority of fencing around the once contaminated site is now removed. DeBernardi says the district made a collective decision to ...Read more

Northern Illinois man convicted of torturing puppy

WINTHROP HARBOR, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man who sent a video to a woman that appears to show him choke a puppy has been convicted of felony animal torture. Lake County Circuit Judge Victoria Rossetti found Robert Ehrhardt of Winthrop Harbor guilty Monday of one animal torture count and ...Read more

New Alderman Appointed in Mendota

MENDOTA – Mendota Mayor David Boelk appointed a new alderman to the 2nd Ward. Leo Hochstatter was sworn to the council at Monday night’s meeting, after the death of Alderman John Pierson in late October. In addition, the council approved a motion to hire a new full-time firefighter. ...Read more

Hegeler Park sewer project wrapping up in LaSalle

LASALLE – The city of LaSalle’s Hegeler Park sewer separation project is near completion. At Monday nights city council meeting City Engineer Brian Brown reported that concrete work will finish up by Tuesday with top soil work to follow. The project that began in the spring removed all ...Read more

Hegeler Park sewer project wrapping up in LaSalle

LASALLE – The city of LaSalle’s Hegeler Park sewer separation project is near completion. At Monday nights city council meeting City Engineer Brian Brown reported that concrete work will finish up by Tuesday with top soil work to follow. The project that began in the spring removed all ...Read more