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IDOT: Route 18 to be resurfaced this Summer

STREATOR – Streator received news from the Illinois Department of Transportation of a resurfacing project for Route 18. Earlier this week, Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that Route 18 from 251 to the west end of Streator city limits will be re-milled and resurfaced this summer. No details ...Read more

Ottawa transitions to fob security

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa is in the process of upgrading their security system. According to Mayor Dan Aussem, the city has already installed fob security at their police and fire stations, now they’re extending those upgrades to city hall and public works buildings. Aussem says the ...Read more