Local Headlines

Peru Library seeking trustee

PERU – Due to a recent trustee move, the Peru Public Library District has a vacant board seat to fill. The library board is seeking someone who loves libraries to assist with advocacy, local partnerships, policy development, and financial management. The board appoints someone to fill the ...Read more

Officers in Aurora shooting released from hospital

AURORA, Ill. (AP) — Police say all five of the officers who were wounded last week in a deadly shooting at a warehouse in suburban Chicago have been released from the hospital. Media outlets report that four of the officers hurt were released by Sunday, and the fifth was released Thursday. The ...Read more

Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program

OTTAWA – Senior citizens  of LaSalle County with household incomes under $55,000 are encouraged to take advantage of the “Senior Citizen Real Estate Tax Deferral Program”. The program is a state sponsored tax relief program that allows qualified senior citizens to elect to ...Read more