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Princeton man dead after Tuesday evening crash

PRINCETON- A Princeton man is dead after a fatal motorcycle crash Tuesday evening.   According to the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office, around 7:30 PM they were called to Lover’s Lane Road West of South Main Street in Princeton for an SUV vs motorcycle crash.  Witnesses say the motorcycle ...Read more

Road work begins Wednesday in Peru

PERU – North Peoria Street will be closed from Luther Drive to the south side of 26th Street beginning Wednesday, April 8th. This section of road will be fully closed until further notice for the reconstruction of North Peoria Street. There is no through traffic in the residential ...Read more

Pool will not open in Ottawa this year

OTTAWA – Commissioner Marla Rodriguez announced that Ottawa’s Riordan Pool would not be opening for the 2020 season. She explained that her biggest concerns at this time are health and public safety, and that it seemed irresponsible to invest in the many necessary repairs for the pool ...Read more