Local Headlines

Squad Car & Gun Stolen During Burglary

MORRIS – A Grundy County Sheriff’s squad car was reportedly stolen Monday after a burglary.   The Morris Police Department say that they are investigating a purported residential burglary around 4AM at the residence of a deputy where several items, including a firearm, were taken.   The ...Read more

Ottawa Secretary of State Office to Close

OTTAWA – Saturday will be the last day the Secretary of State office in Ottawa will be open.  In a news release on Tuesday they say that due to the lease not being renewed on the property they will close permanently.    Other nearby locations in LaSalle, Streator, Mendota and Morris will ...Read more

Engineers Explain Electrical Enhancements

PERU – Aldermen at Peru City Council discussed potential plans regarding the Water Street electrical substation at Monday night’s meeting. Representatives from BHMG Engineers spoke to the council about the need for an update at the current substation, which is located in a flood prone ...Read more