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Kane County Authorities Announce Heroin Arrest

AURORA – One man was arrested on Heroin charges in Aurora after a search warrant in Kane County.   The Aurora Police Department announces that on December 12th they executed a search warrant in the 400 block of Garfield Ave.  Taken into custody was 60-year-old Robert E. Merriweather who ...Read more

Jennifer Sines Appointed IVCH Pharmacy Director

PERU– Jennifer Sines is the new pharmacy director at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. A 2000 graduate of Creighton University’s School of Pharmacy, Sines has worked full-time as a pharmacist at IVCH since 2003.  Before then she had worked holidays and summers at the hospital as a ...Read more

Engineer selected for streetscape project

STREATOR – Chamlin and Associates Inc. will be the firm that will take on designing traffic signal improvements in downtown Streator. The project is a component of the downtown street scape project that will begin in 2019. City Engineer Jeremy Palm says street lights, and concrete work, ...Read more

Streator Approves High Tech EMS devices

STREATOR – The city of Streator authorized the purchase of high tech medical equipment for the Streator EMS. In a council meeting on Wednesday, the city authorized the purchase of a CPR Monitor that gives real-time feedback while a person is performing CPR, indicating how hard and fast the ...Read more

More Americans Hitting the Road This Holiday Season

CHICAGO – More Americans plan on hitting the road this holiday season. The American Automobile Association expects over 100 million people to drive to their destinations with cheaper gas prices fueling their decision. The national gas price average of $2.37 a gallon is the cheapest price ...Read more

STHS Moving Forward with Auditorium Renovation Plans

STREATOR – Streator Township High School will be seeking bids next year for their auditorium renovations project. Green Associates Architects announced on Tuesday during the school board meeting that after 60 completed designs and plans for the vintage themed auditorium, they are 90% of the ...Read more