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Spring Valley exempts service dogs from tag fee

SPRING VALLEY – Owners of service dogs in Spring Valley are now required to get a dog license, but will be waived of fees. On Monday night, the city council approved to amend their dog ordinance to require that owners of service dogs obtain a dog tag, however, will be exempt from paying ...Read more

LaSalle Co. real estate tax deadline coming soon

OTTAWA – LaSalle County’s real estate tax deadline is October 4th. The drop box will be closed at 4 p.m. on October 4th, which also will be the last day the LaSalle County Treasurer’s Office will accept personal checks. After the deadline day, the office will only accept ...Read more

Developments in LaSalle Co. opioid settlement

OTTAWA- LaSalle County State’s Attorney Karen Donnelly says the county could allocate over $300,000 per every billion made in a settlement with major opioid makers. Donnelly recently filed a comprehensive 320 page complaint against the manufacturers and distributors of opioids to seek costs ...Read more

LaSalle approves agreement with hotel developers

LASALLE -Alderman voted to approve an ordinance approving a redevelopment agreement between LaSalle and Kaskaskia Development, LLC, and CL Real Estate Development, LLC at Monday night’s city council meeting. Although some alderman expressed concern for parking at the hotel, Nathan Watson, ...Read more

Accidental Fire Damages Streator Home

STREATOR – One bedroom and the living room suffered damage but nobody was home at the scene of a house fire Monday night in Streator.   The Streator Fire Department say a neighbor walking their dog discovered smoke and called 911 to report the fire in the 600 block of South Otter Street ...Read more

Spring Valley to impose recreational cannabis tax

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley’s City Council approved imposing a municipal tax on cannabis. At Monday’s city council meeting, an ordinance amending the city’s municipal code by enacting a cannabis retailers occupation tax was passed. Attorney Jim Andreoni says the state will be ...Read more