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Streator United Way more than halfway to goal

STREATOR – The Streator Area United Way is over 57% of the way to its 2019 goal. This year the organizations goal is $269,579.  2019 campaign chairperson Jon Mase says the employers of Schultz Monument, Schultz Vault, Streator Unlimited and Streator Home Savings Bank are at 100% ...Read more

Mobile sports betting set to start in Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sports betting is ready to go legally online in Indiana on Thursday, a little more than a month after the state’s casinos started taking game wagers. Chicago-based Rush Street Interactive and Boston-based DraftKings both say they are set to launch the state’s first ...Read more

Unytite Drive expansion begins soon

PERU – Pretty soon the streets of Peru will be busy with construction projects. Recently, the city approved of projects to begin this fall, including the Unytite Drive extension. The road will be expanded from Donlar Avenue to Plank Road on the north side of Peru. The extension is part of ...Read more