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Safe Taken From Gaming Business

STREATOR – A safe was reported missing after an apparent burglary at a gaming business in Streator Thursday. According to the Streator Police Department, they were called to a gaming business in the 100 block of Hickory Street. A safe was allegedly taken sometime during the night when the ...Read more

Peru Firefighters Honored in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – Peru Firefighters received a Senate Certificate of Recognition during the 25th Annual Illinois Fallen Firefighter Memorial & Firefighting Medal of Honor Award Ceremony in Springfield on Tuesday. The three firefighters, Lt. Neil Nadolski, Firefighter Alex Duncan, and ...Read more

4-H Road Construction Announced

OTTAWA – The resurfacing and widening of 4-H Road in Ottawa has begun according to Road Commissioner James Less. In addition to the road being upgraded, a new sidewalk will also be put into place. The construction is expected to last until September. Detours may be required at times and ...Read more

Lane Closures For Ottawa Bridge

OTTAWA – Starting Tuesday through the end of this week the Illinois Route 23 bridge in Ottawa over the Illinois River will have a lane closure each direction to allow for the yearly inspection of the bridge. The closures will be from 9 AM to 3 PM each day. ...Read more

Couple Identified After DeKalb County Fire

DEKALB – A couple in their seventies was identified as those found deceased after a fire early Sunday morning in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says firefighters found 75-year-old William M. Kreda and 76-year-old Marjory R. Kreda in the home that the couple had ...Read more