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Illinois Racing Board grants Arlington race dates

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Racing Board has awarded a horse racing license to Arlington International Racecourse owner Churchill Downs Inc. The board on Tuesday granted the license for 2020 and 68 racing dates to the 91-year-old track in Arlington Heights despite the decision of Churchill ...Read more

Spring Valley exempts service dogs from tag fee

SPRING VALLEY – Owners of service dogs in Spring Valley are now required to get a dog license, but will be waived of fees. On Monday night, the city council approved to amend their dog ordinance to require that owners of service dogs obtain a dog tag, however, will be exempt from paying ...Read more

LaSalle Co. real estate tax deadline coming soon

OTTAWA – LaSalle County’s real estate tax deadline is October 4th. The drop box will be closed at 4 p.m. on October 4th, which also will be the last day the LaSalle County Treasurer’s Office will accept personal checks. After the deadline day, the office will only accept ...Read more