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Pedestrian Killed along I-39 in Lee County

ROCHELLE – An Aurora man is dead after being struck by a vehicle along I-39 in rural Lee County.  The Illinois State Police say that just after midnight Monday a Mendota woman was traveling southbound in an SUV near mile marker 92 when she reportedly struck a man in the roadway.  She was ...Read more

Soil Cleanup Continuing at Elementary School

LASALLE – The Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup is nearing its end at Northwest Elementary School in LaSalle, but mother nature continues to hold things off. According to Superintendent Brian DiBernardi, the recent rainfall has postponed bringing in the new soil fill and ...Read more