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Hot and humid weather coming our way this week

UNDATED – Hot and humid conditions are back this week, as a warm front is expected to move across north central Illinois tonight. According to weatherology meteorologist Ray Miller, that will stop temperatures from falling too much during overnight hours, at around the low ...Read more

Ottawa to plant more trees around city

  OTTAWA – Ottawa is planning to apply for a grant to plant more trees around the city. Commissioner of Public Improvements, Marla Rodriquez announced the agreement with North Central Illinois Council of Governments to apply for a $30,000 Urban & Forestry grant. ...Read more

Mendota Man Airlifted After Saturday Crash

MENDOTA – A Mendota man was taken to a Rockford Hospital via helicopter after a two vehicle crash on Saturday.  Around 12:30 PM Mendota Fire and EMS were called to the intersection of 8th Avenue and 2nd Street.  A northbound vehicle driven by 56-year old Salvador Tinajero collided with a ...Read more

Rep. Danny Davis announces re-election plans

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Congressman Danny Davis has announced plans to seek another term in office in 2020. WLS-TV reports the Democratic representative made the re-election announcement Sunday at his campaign office on Chicago’s West Side. In his announcement, Davis said “there is ...Read more