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Wet weather puts off farming

OTTAWA – Wet weather is set to delay most farming in LaSalle County this week. According to LaSalle County’s Farm Bureau President David Isermann, crops are yet to recover from the previous rain they experienced a week before. ISERMANN: “The reports I’ve heard in the ...Read more

Flood warning continues, more rain coming

  OTTAWA – A Flood warning remains in effect for the Illinois River until further notice, and more rain is headed our way. On Friday, the area was hit heavy with rain, hail and severe thunderstorms leaving folks with flooded basements. According to weatherology Meteorologist Ray ...Read more

Northlawn School Issues Statement on Alleged Threat

STREATOR – A statement was released by Streator Elementary School District Officials about an alleged threat made by a student late on Friday.  They say that it was suggested in the threat that students not attend classes at Northlawn Junior High on Monday.  The incident was investigated ...Read more

Heavy Rains Cause Flooding Over Weekend

OTTAWA – Heavy rains that began on Friday caused roads to wash out and flash flooding throughout North Central Illinois. The Illinois River rose out of it’s banks flooding the lower lots of Starved Rock State Park and North 3450th Road near Wedron had a portion of it wash out. The ...Read more

Sen. Rezin to host Senior Informational Seminar

Springfield –  State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) is hosting a Senior Informational Seminar on Tuesday, October 8 in Sheridan. All seniors are encouraged to attend to learn more about services available to them. WHAT:                 Senior Informational ...Read more

Saturday, September 28th is “World Rabies Day”

    OTTAWA  – World Rabies Day is September 28th, 2019. Established in 2007, it aims to raise awareness about rabies and help the world come together to fight the preventable disease. The theme for 2019 is “Rabies: Vaccinate to Eliminate,” which focuses on the foundation of all ...Read more