OTTAWA – An Ottawa man is in custody on drug charges after being arrested on Tuesday. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team say that 30-year-old Cody E. Willet allegedly delivered less than a gram of purported cocaine and less than a gram of purported heroin/fentanyl during an ...Read more
PERU – The Peru Police Department say two men are in custody, suspected of being involved in a possible arson plus multiple tires slashed early Wednesday. They say around 3:30 AM they received a call to the Kenmar Trailer Court on 4th St in Peru for a possible fire. The fire was mostly ...Read more
OTTAWA – At this time, the LaSalle County Health Department has not had to close any food establishment for COVID related issues, but some have chosen to close voluntarily. The LCHD said Monday that they work very closely with business owners when they have an employee test positive for ...Read more
PRINCETON – A new COVID-19 case was found in Putnam County, and the individual, a woman in her 20’s, is recovering at home. The Bureau, Putnam, & Marshall County Health Departments say that Putnam County has had 10 confirmed cases since the pandemic began. They suggest that ...Read more
PRINCETON – Twelve new COVID-19 cases are recovering at home in Bureau County. The Bureau, Putnam, & Marshall County Health Departments say that Bureau County has had 158 confirmed cases since the pandemic began. They ask that to control the spread of this potentially deadly ...Read more
UTICA – A Streamwood man was cited after a fall at Starved Rock State park that sent him to a suburban hospital by helicopter. According to Illinois Conservation Police Sgt Phil Wire the 21-year old man was hiking with his girlfriend when he allegedly went off the river trail in Lone Tree ...Read more
PONTIAC – Six more residents of Livingston County have tested positive for COVID-19. The Livingston County Health Department said Tuesday two women in their 50’s and a man in his 60’s, as well as a woman under the age of 20, woman in her 20’s, and woman in her 30’s each of whom were ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD- The Illinois Department of Agriculture today released instructions on what to do if you receive unsolicited seeds in the mail. They say following the steps will destroy the seeds while minimizing risks to the environment and agriculture.
1. Do not open the seed packet.
2. Using ...Read more
OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department announced Tuesday that a man in his 90’s was the latest COVID-29 related death. There has been a total of twenty-one deaths in LaSalle County associated with the novel coronavirus since the pandemic began. It was also announced that 7 ...Read more
MENDOTA- The 73rd annual Sweet Corn Festival Queen and Mini-Pageant has been postponed out of caution due to a rise in coronavirus cases in Mendota. The event will be held at a date to be determined later, according to Mendota Chamber CEO Katie Fox. The 50/50 tickets will continue to be for ...Read more