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Ottawa Seeks Comments on Festivals

OTTAWA – Mayor Dan Aussem announced that Ottawa will hold a public meeting to discuss city events. He explained that the meeting, which will be held on Thursday, October 3rd at 6pm, will welcome citizen comment regarding the various city events, such as Riverfest and Winefest. Aussem also ...Read more

Cremated Remains Taken by Porch Thieves

UPDATE – The remains have been recovered       MENDOTA- A Mendota man is pleading to whomever took a package off his porch near 5th Street and 5th Avenue in Mendota  to return it at once.   Phillip Forst said on Tuesday that a package said to contain his brother’s remains ...Read more

Scouts Honored for Community Service

PERU – Peru City Council presented four local Eagle Scouts with the Good Neighbor award for their community service work at Monday night’s meeting. Mayor Scott Harl recognized Christian Risk, Colton Sittler, Carson Vaske, and Joseph Vlastnik, as the four boys improved Splash Field, ...Read more