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Routine bridge inspections for Ottawa soon

OTTAWA – Bridges in Ottawa will have their routine inspections soon. Two bridges on Post Street north of Prairie Street, one on Champlain Street and another one on east Main Street over the Fox River will be examined. Commissioner Less says this will not affect traffic and is expected to be ...Read more

Spring has sprung! Local eagles begin nesting

OGLESBY – Prime mating season for local birds has begun, which means we can expect to see more eagles soar across the Illinois Valley. Lisa Sons, Natural Resource Coordinator for Starved Rock and Matheissen Park says eagles are currently nesting preparing to drop their eggs. Typically, ...Read more

Man Found Dead In Northern DeKalb County

GENOA – A man was found dead on the ground adjacent to a business Tuesday morning in northern DeKalb County, but officials say there is no threat to public safety.   The Genoa Police Department were called around 11 a.m. for an unresponsive man laying in the grass.  Authorities say 31 ...Read more