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Death Near Grand Ridge Investigated

OTTAWA – The identity of the man found dead north of the Vermillion River has been released.  The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office responded Sunday night around seven to a call about a body between Leonore and Grand Ridge, and Monday afternoon  the LaSalle County Coroner says the ...Read more

Frittelli Wins the John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open, finishing at 21-under 263 after the bogey-free final round at TPC ...Read more

Marchers Protest In Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Several thousand protesters have marched through downtown Chicago to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies, including planned sweeps in several American cities, including Chicago, over the weekend.   The protesters at Saturday’s march belted chants ...Read more

As temperatures rise, use water wisely

BELLEVILLE  – With temperatures rising across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding customers to use water wisely. “From keeping hydrated to playing in water sprinklers, as well as running air conditioning and watering lawns, water plays an important role in warm-weather fun and ...Read more

Boil Order For Streator Lifted

    STREATOR – The boil order has been lifted for the Streator District.   Friday evening, a boil order was issued due to water main breaks and the resulting loss of water pressure, and it affected the communities of Streator, Ancona, Dana, Kangley, Longpoint, Ransom and Reading. ...Read more