Local Headlines

Body Found In Illinois River By I-39

LA SALLE — Authorities say they are investigating the death of a man found in the Illinois River near La Salle.  State Police on Sunday responded to a vehicle located on the Interstate 39 Abraham Lincoln Bridge. Authorities say they found in the river, adjacent to the bridge, the body of ...Read more

Spring Valley Shooting

SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley Police are investigating a shooting that wounded a Spring Valley Man. Police at 1:00 this morning were called to St. Margaret’s Hospital after a 34 year old man went to the hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Police say the ...Read more

Peru Sears Store to Close

The Sears store in Peru is scheduled to close later this year.  Sears today announced that the store in Peru is among 42 other Sears and K-Mart stores nationwide that will close in October.  Sears operates both K-Mart and Sears.  The CEO of Sears, Eddie Lambert, today said the closings are ...Read more