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Paw Crawl in LaSalle to Benefit IVAR

LASALLE – A fundraising event for Illinois Valley Animal Rescue was approved at Monday night’s LaSalle City Council Meeting. Representatives from multiple bars in LaSalle, such as Greg’s Dew Drop Inn, Borderline Bar, and Walt’s Tap, received approval for a “Paw Crawl” event to be ...Read more

Illinois Ave. block party this weekend

MENDOTA – Residents looking to learn more about Mendota’s Illinois Avenue Beautification project can do so this weekend. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday the Illinois Avenue committee will be holding a free block party to bring more awareness to residents on the streets potential. Mayor ...Read more

Death Near Grand Ridge Investigated

OTTAWA – The identity of the man found dead north of the Vermillion River has been released.  The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office responded Sunday night around seven to a call about a body between Leonore and Grand Ridge, and Monday afternoon  the LaSalle County Coroner says the ...Read more

As temperatures rise, use water wisely

BELLEVILLE  – With temperatures rising across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding customers to use water wisely. “From keeping hydrated to playing in water sprinklers, as well as running air conditioning and watering lawns, water plays an important role in warm-weather fun and ...Read more

Boil Order For Streator Lifted

    STREATOR – The boil order has been lifted for the Streator District.   Friday evening, a boil order was issued due to water main breaks and the resulting loss of water pressure, and it affected the communities of Streator, Ancona, Dana, Kangley, Longpoint, Ransom and Reading. ...Read more

OSF HealthCare volunteers honored

  OTTAWA – Volunteers at OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center and Center for Health – Streator were honored for their exceptional service.  A total of 347 volunteers contributed 33,970 hours of service this past last year, an amount that equals 16 full-time employees. The ...Read more