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Family and feline uninjured after basement fire

MENDOTA – A family and their feline are safe after a house fire Wednesday night in Mendota. According to Paramedic and Fire Fighter Justin Setchell, they and the Troy Grove Fire Department were called just before midnight to the 300 block of U.S 34 for a basement fire. Authorities say the ...Read more

Streator gets greener with street lights

STREATOR – ComEd is helping Streator go green with an LED streetlight program. Spokesman Jeff Hetrick with ComEd says the goal of the program is to switch out all of the high pressure sodium and mercury vapor streetlights with LED lights. He reported they have replaced nearly half of the ...Read more

Sewer replacements a necessity for Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley’s public works department is considering grants to help with sewer replacements. Alderman Janusick gave a water and sewer report to the city council on Monday expressing the need for new sewer replacement and sewer linings per Street Superintendent Jeff ...Read more

Solicitor Permit Granted Monday Night in LaSalle

LASALLE – A Solicitor Permit was granted to AB Marketing, LLC at the LaSalle City Council Meeting Monday Night. The permit will allow AB Marketing, LLC to go door to door selling for Clearview Energy. The city council wants to remind residents to be wary of unlicensed solicitors and to ...Read more