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Talks Possible Wednesday in Mendota Teacher Strike

MENDOTA – With no meetings since the failed negotiation session on Saturday, students at the three District 289 Schools in Mendota remain out of class for the fifth straight day.   Wednesday was speculated to be the next day both sides were to come together to try to hammer out a contract ...Read more

Streator PD investigates string of criminal damage

  STREATOR – An investigation into a rash of criminal damage with an alleged BB gun has begun in Streator. According to authorities, 12 criminal damage reports in various locations in Streator that took place throughout the month, are connected to suspects who are allegedly shooting a ...Read more