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Green Thumb Industries in Oglesby plans expansion

  OGLESBY – A marijuana cultivation center in Oglesby plans to make a million dollar expansion. According to Mayor Dom Rivara, Green Thumb Industries will start construction on the $1.5 million expansion in the coming months. Rivara says the operation will benefit the area, in that ...Read more

Ottawa Seeks Comments on Festivals

OTTAWA – Mayor Dan Aussem announced that Ottawa will hold a public meeting to discuss city events. He explained that the meeting, which will be held on Thursday, October 3rd at 6pm, will welcome citizen comment regarding the various city events, such as Riverfest and Winefest. Aussem also ...Read more

Cremated Remains Taken by Porch Thieves

UPDATE – The remains have been recovered       MENDOTA- A Mendota man is pleading to whomever took a package off his porch near 5th Street and 5th Avenue in Mendota  to return it at once.   Phillip Forst said on Tuesday that a package said to contain his brother’s remains ...Read more