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Aurora Police: Mother, Children Missing

    AURORA – The Aurora Police are asking for help in locating a pregnant mother and her 4 children.  Asuncion Neal, who also goes by “Suni,” left her home Thursday evening and was last seen in Plano around 7:30 p.m.    The children are believed to be with her.  Asuncion was ...Read more

Slight increase in March unemployment rates

CHICAGO –  State and local unemployment rates experienced a slight increase this month. According to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, statewide unemployment rates increased by only a tenth of a percent, breaking a three month streak of 4.3 percent. Bureau is the only county ...Read more

Spring Valley to update city’s comprehensive plan

SPRING VALLEY -Spring Valley is beginning a process to update the city’s comprehensive plan.  According to Economic Development Director Debb Ladgenski, The planning process will outline a vision and strategic framework for future development, redevelopment, and community building projects ...Read more

Gas prices fare more expensive monthly

CHICAGO –  State and local gas prices continue to increase month after month. Since January, consumers have been paying up to 30 cents more per gallon each month, with this month fairing no different. According to the American Automobile Association, the state averages $2.97 per gallon, an ...Read more