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Saturday Fall Takes Life of Man Near Ottawa

OTTAWA – A man working on a billboard has died after an incident in rural Ottawa Saturday. According to the LaSalle County Coroner 42-year-old Damien E. Glasgow died after a fall near 30th Road and IL Route 71. The death is still under investigation by the LaSalle County Coroner’s ...Read more

Mendota PD reports use of counterfeit cash

MENDOTA –  Mendota Police Department took a report regarding the use of a fake $100 bill. The bills are made by “washing” $10 bills and reprinting them as $100 bills. There are two really easy and quick ways to detect these types of counterfeit bills. 1. Hold a bill up to a light and ...Read more

Dixon Officer awarded Medal of Valor

DIXON – A Dixon Police Officer was presented with the Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Medal of Valor award at the Illinois Sheriff’s Winter Conference in Peoria, Monday. Officer Mark Dallas was presented the award for his heroic actions on May 16th 2018, when an active shooter was ...Read more

Flood warning for the Illinois River

PERU – Hazardous weather is expected for portions of north central and northeast Illinois, according to the national weather service. A flood warning continues for the Illinois River affecting, LaSalle, Bureau and Putnam County. Excessive cold risks will remain in effect for tonight into ...Read more