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IVCC Regional Academic Challenge Winners Announced

OGLESBY – La Salle-Peru High School, Seneca High School and St. Bede Academy each won their respective team divisions at the Feb. 7 Illinois Valley Community College Regional Academic Challenge sponsored by Eastern Illinois University. LP won Division 1500 (enrollments of 701-1500) followed ...Read more

Dalzell Fire Department receives donated truck

DALZELL- A new engine was added to the fleet of the Dalzell Fire Department thanks to the generous donation from a department in McLean County.   On Friday Dalzell Fire Chief Rich Croissant and Engineer Jeff McCloskey traveled to Hudson to pick up the new truck.  The Hudson Fire Department ...Read more

Two dead, others injured in Minooka house fire

  MORRIS – Two people are dead and others injured after a house fire in Minooka Friday morning. According to the Grundy County Coroner John Callahan, 57-year-old Susan M. Weber died as a result of a house fire in Minooka shortly before 2 a.m. The Will County Coroner’s Office ...Read more

Princeton man charged with child pornography

PRINCETON – A Princeton man is charged with child pornography offenses. According to the Illinois State Police, on Thursday, 39-year-old Nicholas, S. bouslog, of Princeton is charged with one count of Dissemination of Child Pornography, child under 13 years of age, and one count of ...Read more

Spring Valley woman dies in Plainfield crash

JOLIET – A Spring Valley woman is dead after a crash in Plainfield on Thursday. According to the Will County Coroner’s Office, 35-year-old Sarah E. Cruz was the passenger of a vehicle that allegedly collided with another vehicle on Il Route 126 in Plainfield just after 9 a.m. Cruz was ...Read more

Recycling Events set for 2020

OTTAWA – The first of four electronic recycling events for LaSalle County in 2020 is planned to take place in just over a month. Brian Gift, LaSalle County’s director of Environmental Services and Land Use department announced at Thursday’s County Board meeting that the first event will ...Read more

Wind chill advisory, temps falling below zero

  UNDATED – Tonight north-central Illinois will face the coldest temperature of the season, as a wind chill advisory takes effect through Friday morning. According to National Weather Service Meteorologist Jake Petr, the lowest wind chill value is forecast for negative 15 degrees by ...Read more