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Two Vehicle Crash in Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley Fire and Police Departments along with EMS were called to a two vehicle collision on Monday. The vehicles were heavily damaged with airbags deployed after the collision on Illinois Route 89 near Joseph Ruva drive around 7 a.m. According to authorities, crews ...Read more

House Fire in LaSalle Causes Damage; Pets Missing

LASALLE – A fire on the 1500 block of North Joliet Street in LaSalle significantly damaged a home on Monday. Just after 12:30 p.m. multiple are fire departments were called to the scene. No injuries were reported. No residents were home at the time, but according to the occupant 4 cats and ...Read more

Illinois Valley Food Pantry Distribution Saturday

LASALLE – The Illinois Valley food Pantry’s Thanksgiving Distribution will be held this coming Saturday. Volunteers will be packing food for around 600 families who need food assistance. Deliveries will begin on Monday the 19th. If you are in need and wish to register and live in the area, ...Read more

O’Hare Leads in Top Busiest Airports

CHICAGO – O’Hare Airport was listed as the third busiest airport during Thanksgiving, according to the Hopper and Insure My Trip. Research teams revealed the busiest days to depart and return from holiday festivities being Wednesday, November 21st and returning on Sunday, November ...Read more

Don’t Fall for Jury Duty Scams

KENDALL – The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a new phone scam. According to authorities, the scammer claims to be Sgt. Baker with the Jury Duty Division stating they missed Jury Duty. The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office does not make calls stating you have ...Read more

IVCC Raises Tax Levy Request

OGLESBY – The Illinois Valley Community College trustees approved a $12.2 million tax levy request for this year, up from the 2017 levy request of $11.7 million. The 4.85% levy increase will not require a public notice or public hearing. IVCC levies taxes in eight counties, including ...Read more