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Streator Farmer’s Market begins this weekend

  STREATOR – Streator Farmer’s Market at City Park starts this Saturday. The annual local produce market will run through October from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday. Market manager and organizer Shaun Moran says this year there will be between 20 to 30 vendors. On Saturday, June ...Read more

East 3rd Road at I-80 closed on Friday

    OTTAWA – East 3rd Road at Interstate 80 in LaSalle will be closed this weekend for bridge removal. The closure will begin from 7 p.m. on Friday. The Illinois Department of Transportation says the closure is necessary to remove a portion of the eastbound I-80 bridge that ...Read more

County unemployment rates drop

  SPRINGFIELD – County unemployment rates dipped during the month of April according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. While LaSalle County remains the highest in unemployment rates locally, numbers have dipped in the past month from 7.3% to 6.4%. Putnam and Bureau ...Read more