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Talks Wednesday in Mendota Teacher Strike

MENDOTA- Both sides are slated to come back to the table on Wednesday in an attempt to settle the strike that has kept some Mendota students out of school a week.   Tuesday it was announced that the Mendota Teachers Union, the District 289 Board, and the mediator will get together at 4 PM at St. ...Read more

More criminal damage reported in Streator

  STREATOR – More criminal damage to windows and vehicles occurred in Streator on Monday. According to the Streator Police Department, four complaints of windows and/or doors being shot with a BB gun were reported. Two other complaints came in of slashed tires, and a rock thrown ...Read more

Talks Possible Wednesday in Mendota Teacher Strike

MENDOTA – With no meetings since the failed negotiation session on Saturday, students at the three District 289 Schools in Mendota remain out of class for the fifth straight day.   Wednesday was speculated to be the next day both sides were to come together to try to hammer out a contract ...Read more

Streator PD investigates string of criminal damage

  STREATOR – An investigation into a rash of criminal damage with an alleged BB gun has begun in Streator. According to authorities, 12 criminal damage reports in various locations in Streator that took place throughout the month, are connected to suspects who are allegedly shooting a ...Read more