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Early Morning Fire Heavily Damages Peru Home

PERU – An early Thursday morning home fire heavily damaged a home in Peru.  According to Peru Fire Chief Jeff King, they were called to the 1600 Block of 5th Street after a resident reported a fire in his kitchen.  When responders arrived, they found fire coming out of the back of the ...Read more

Ottawa Tax Levy Increases

OTTAWA – Ottawa City Council’s levy for 2020 will increase 9.5% over the amount extended last year. City Treasurer Don Harris explained that they city is asking for around $6.8 million this year, up around $595,000 from last year. Harris stated that for homeowners, that would be an ...Read more