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Mendota Police Investigate Handgun Theft

MENDOTA – A handgun was reported missing after a vehicle burglary Saturday in Mendota.  Wednesday Mendota Police announced that they were asking for information regarding a theft that occurred to a motor vehicle in the 1200 block of Main Street.  The investigation is ongoing and anyone ...Read more

Burglary in Mendota Still Unsolved

MENDOTA- A burglary at a restaurant in the 1600 block of 13th Ave last year in Mendota has authorities looking for help in identifying a suspect.   In surveillance footage released by the Mendota Police Department, a person can be seen breaking the door and entering the business.    They then ...Read more

Yednock Proposes Fossil Park

SPRINGFIELD – State Rep. Lance Yednock introduced legislation designating and protecting the former Lone Star Quarry as a site for individuals digging for fossils. House Bill 2789 would allow the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to section off part of the former quarry for ...Read more

Summer Travel Headaches Coming for Troy Grove

TROY GROVE – Farmers, sand and gravel haulers will have to travel a little bit more to get to I-39 this summer due to a bridge replacement on US Route 52 outside of Troy Grove.   IDOT plans to start the project April 1st, and, weather permitting, be done in late November.   The bridge ...Read more

OSF Promoting ‘Live Well Streator’

STREATOR – The Streator community can look forward to new high-tech wellness opportunities through Live Well Streator. Participants will have access to wellness workshops, online exercise trackers and more with the online platform powered by OSF HealthCare. Registration will be available ...Read more