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Bond Hearing Friday For Smash & Grab Suspect

OTTAWA – The man Mendota Police say committed multiple smash and grab burglaries will have a bond hearing on Friday morning in Ottawa. The LaSalle County Jail says that 54-year-old Craig J. Hynes remains in their custody for now.   Hynes has been charged with two counts of burglary ...Read more

Road work in Peru resumes Thursday

  PERU –  Seal coating on Illinois 251 through Peru will resume on Thursday. The surfacing will take place from Midtown Road to I-80. This will affect intersections at Midtown Road, Wenzel Road, 38th Street and south I-80 ramps. During construction northbound and southbound lane ...Read more

West Nile Virus confirmed in Henry

HENRY — The Bureau, Putnam & Marshall County Health Department confirmed that mosquitoes collected in Henry have tested positive for West Nile Virus. According to Dr. of Health Protection Kurt Kuchle (Kook-Lee) testing is complete in Marshall County after a pool of 50 mosquitoes were ...Read more