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Ottawa proposes alley garbage truck ban

OTTAWA – Ottawa’s city council voted to approve an amendment to an ordinance that would ban garbage trucks from using alleyways to pickup waste. As the city plans to make improvements to the alleys, the council explained that it would be a waste of money to repair these alleys and still ...Read more

Monitors added to LaSalle chambers

LASALLE -LaSalle City Council held its first in-person meeting since March, with a few new improvements to the council chamber. The room now features two large monitors behind the mayor and aldermen. Mayor Jeff Grove said that these screens may help the council avoid having to print out ...Read more

Mendota approves donation for July 4th Fireworks

MENDOTA – Mendota City Council approved a $6,700 donation to the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce at Monday night’s meeting. The city normally donates $1,500 to the Chamber of Commerce for fireworks and $5,200 for the Sweet Corn Festival. 2nd Ward Alderman John Holland proposed the ...Read more