Local Headlines

Suspect Identified in Streator Beating

STREATOR – A suspect has been identified in the beating of a man in Streator last December. According to the Streator Police Department on December 16th 45 year-old David Cross was found laying in the road in the 400 block of East Livingston Street. He was taken to the hospital and later ...Read more

IV Food Pantry Reopens Today

LASALLE – The Illinois Valley Food Pantry reopens today after moving to 122 Wright St in LaSalle.   Donna Hess, the executive director, said that they had outgrown their old location they have had for the last 14 years.   Food will be given out from 3pm until 6pm this afternoon, and on ...Read more

IVCH Variety Show Auditions Set for January 13

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley residents who can sing, dance, juggle, play an instrument or otherwise entertain and want to perform on stage in front of an appreciative audience for a good cause are invited to try out for the 2018 Illinois Valley Community Hospital Variety Show. Auditions are ...Read more

Jar of Olives Damages Church

SOMONAUK – The Dekalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in finding out who damaged a church in Somonauk. In mid-December police were notified that a stained glass window was broken at St John’s Lutheran Church in the 200 block of Green Street. During the investigation ...Read more