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IVCC to offer ground training class to pilots

  OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College will be offering a 10-session “Private Pilot Ground Training” course for those wanting to start a career in aviation. The course prepares students for the Private Pilot Knowledge Exam and provides knowledge of flight controls ...Read more

OEHS Music Fest this weekend at Ottawa High School

  OTTAWA – Ottawa School Districts 140 and 141 are inviting the community to the 33rd annual OEHS Music Festival on Sunday. The concert will feature performing groups from the public elementary and high schools like, Friendly City Sound, Central Cyclone, Shepherd Band and Choir, and ...Read more

Grand Ridge reminds residents to pick up dog tags

  GRAND RIDGE – The village of Grand Ridge is reminding residents that dog tags will be available beginning on Monday evening. The current price is $5, but that will increase to $30 if you purchase after March 1st. Proof of vaccination is required at time of purchase at the Village ...Read more

Rural roads begin spring posting for weight limits

LAMOILLE – The frigid air today will soon move on, and with warmer temperatures forecast, many area rural roads will start to see weight limit signs go into effect to prevent damage. LaMoille Township announced that roads in its district will be posted with a 16,000lb weight limit starting ...Read more