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Vehicle break-ins reported in Streator

STREATOR – Multiple vehicle burglaries were reported in Streator Tuesday.  The Streator Police say that unlocked vehicles in the 200 and 300 block of South Everett Street, and in the 700 East Wilson Street were entered.    Numerous items were allegedly taken, including electronics and ...Read more

Arrest made after July 4th gun incident in Ottawa

OTTAWA – A man from Chicago was arrested after an incident involving a gun on the 4th of July in Ottawa.  The Ottawa Police Department say they received a call around 10:15 PM from a motorist crossing the northbound Veterans Memorial Bridge, stating that another driver had allegedly cut ...Read more

Streator Elementary finalizes back to class plans

STREATOR – The Streator Elementary School District announced Tuesday a back to school plan for the fall semester.   Students will be divided into two groups, A and B, and will have set days for in person attendance.  Those assigned to an “A” day schedule will attend on Mondays and ...Read more

Another confirmed COVID-19 case in Marshall County

LACON – The Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County Health Department confirmed that a resident of Marshall County has tested positive for coronavirus. The individual, a female in their 20s, is recovering at home. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the counties served by the Bureau, Putnam, ...Read more

IDPH confirms over 700 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 707 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health, along with 25 more deaths. The IDPH has now confirmed a total of 155, 506 total cases since the start of the pandemic in the state, with 7,218 deaths. Illinois’s public health ...Read more

Earlville announces plans for school in the fall

EARLVILLE – Earlville School District has announced their plans for the upcoming fall semester and the adjustments that will be made because of the pandemic.   Parents will be given the option of in school or at home learning, but once a decision has been made they are expected to keep ...Read more