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Ottawa railroad study aimed to reduce congestion

OTTAWA – Ottawa is hoping to relieve traffic congestion near railroads. The city, U.S Silica, IDOT and Hanson Services are all in agreement to perform a railroad study to relieve traffic congestion when trains are switching cars and find an alternative place to assemble. Mayor Dan Aussem ...Read more

Peru man arrested on drug charges

PERU – A man was arrested on cocaine charges, Friday after an investigation by the Peru Police Department. According to authorities, 39-year-old Kilman R. Johnson of Peru was taken into custody at 2 p.m. by detectives with the Peru Police Department’s Special Investigation unit on a ...Read more