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Road work in Peru starts Thursday

PERU – Intermittent lane closures for seal coating roads through Peru will begin on Thursday. According to IDOT, the project will be completed in 2 phases. The first is expected to last four to six weeks from Midtown Road to I-80 and will affect the intersection at Midtown, Wenzel Road, ...Read more

Counterfeit Cash; Meth Found in LaSalle

LASALLE- Two people were arrested Tuesday in LaSalle by the Tri-County Drug Enforcment Narcotics Team for alleged drugs and one person is potentially facing additional charges regarding possible counterfeit currency. TriDent announced they conducted a buy/bust operation in the 300 block of Civic ...Read more

Chicago Man Arrested in Cocaine Bust by Trident

OTTAWA – The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team arrested a Chicago man after a buy/bust operation near Ottawa. On Friday, August 9th around 1:30 PM agents in the 3000 block of North State Route 71 conducted a controlled purchase of approximately 36 grams of purported cocaine ...Read more

Ottawa Man Airlifted After Motorcycle Crash

OTTAWA – A rural Ottawa motorcycle crash on Tuesday sent a 24-year old man to a Peoria hospital by helicopter. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office says that they were called to a single vehicle cycle crash around 4:30 PM near 1300 North 2401st Road. Grand Ridge EMS treated Dean Thomas ...Read more