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IDNR Conservation Police air boat training

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Conservation Police trained with new air boats on the Fox and Illinois Rivers, last weekend. Officers and Sergeants trained in operating the air boats on dry land, snow covered ice and transitional operations from ice to open water. ...Read more

Possible snow removal ordinance for Mendota

MENDOTA – The city of Mendota referred a possible sidewalk snow removal ordinance to the public works committee for review. In a city council meeting on Monday, Alderman Walter Weiland addressed the recent correspondence from citizens regarding an ordinance applying to snow removal in ...Read more

Kendall County closes its farm bureau this week

YORKVILLE – The Kendall County and Grundy County Farm Bureau’s are looking to begin merging by March. According to Kendall County Farm Bureau Manager Dan Reedy, the bureau is looking at a March 1st merger date. Before the merger happens, Reedy says their initial piece of business is ...Read more

Illinois Silver Search helping to bring people home

CHICAGO – Illinois’ Silver Search Task Force assisted in the safe return of over 40 missing people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter, during 2018 there were 44 Silver Search advisories, leading to 43 recoveries, compared to nearly ...Read more