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Medicine clean out in Streator this weekend

  STREATOR – Streator residents will have the opportunity to dispose of their unneeded medication this weekend. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday a drive-thru disposal will be available at City Park located on the 200 block of North Park Street. Labels on any medication need to ...Read more

Snowfall sets back harvesting

OTTAWA – A rare October snow that touched down in LaSalle County Wednesday morning is putting harvesting at a halt. Ideally during harvest time dry weather is needed to get heavy machinery across land, but with saturated fields there’s not much farmers can do.    Isermann says ...Read more

Agreement Approved With Mendota Teachers

MENDOTA – The Mendota Board of Education approved the collective bargaining agreement with the Mendota Education Association at Tuesday night’s meeting. The agreement included base salary increases of 4%, 4.5%, and 4% in years 1,2, and 3, respectively, and an increase in sick days. The ...Read more