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LaSalle Yard Waste Pickup Begins April 1st

LASALLE – LaSalle Mayor Jeff Grove informed residents that April 1st would be the start of yard waste pickups, weather permitting. He explained at Monday night’s City Council Meeting that residents needed to call City Hall in order to get in the list for yard waste pickup. Grove also said ...Read more

Sewer project grant plans moves forward

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley is pursuing a community development block grant for sewer projects. The city made a motion to approve the application fees of the project assisted through the North Central Illinois Council of Governments at Monday’s meeting. If approved, the CDBG grant would ...Read more

Streator FFA Has Pair Win at State

STREATOR – The Streator FFA will be sending two students to the state FFA convention to be recognized for winning two areas over the weekend at the University of Illinois. The state winner in Diversified Horticulture, Lance Moritz, and the stare winner in Grain Production Placement, Jacob ...Read more

Sally Sues Coffee serving kindness to the body

MAGNOLIA – A coffee shop in Magnolia is changing the way you take your coffee. Sally Sues Coffee Shop stands by three core values: being kind to your body, kind to the environment and being kind to one another. Owned and run by a health conscious family, Tyler Reaska says it’s no ordinary ...Read more