MENDOTA – OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center is pleased to announce Leonardo Lopez, MD has been named the chief medical officer for OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center.
In this role, Dr. Lopez will be accountable for leading the practice of medicine as a member of the hospital ...Read more
WILL COUNTY – A five vehicle crash in Will County killed a driver and serious injured another on Thursday. According to the Illinois State Police, a truck tractor semi-trailer was traveling on I-55 northbound south of Lorenzo Road prior to entering a construction zone and failed to ...Read more
MENDOTA – A park shelter was damaged in Mendota on Friday by a small fire. Around 3:45 PM a Conservation Police Officer was patrolling Lake Kakusha and noticed smoke coming from one corner of the shelter. The Mendota Fire Department was called and they quickly extinguished the fire. ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced the award of a $653,500 grant for acquisition of land that will allow for public access to off-highway vehicle recreation.
Grant funds awarded to James W. Lowry, Jr. will help purchase 80 acres of the existing 180-acre ...Read more
LASALLE – Road work will begin on I-80 near the Little Vermillion River north of LaSalle on Monday. Work consists of the construction of a cross-over and shoulder work. This is a preliminary project in order to facilitate staging traffic for an upcoming project to repair the ...Read more
SEATONVILLE – More than 200 people were in attendance for a road naming ceremony in honor of the eight Galetti brothers of Seatonville who all served in the U.S. military. State Senator Sue Rezin (R-Morris) and State Representative Lance Yednock (D-Ottawa) hosted the event ...Read more
PRINCETON – The victim of a stabbing on Thursday in Princeton was airlifted to a Peoria Hospital and one man was arrested. Princeton Police say that they were called to Perry Memorial Hospital after the victim arrived. During the investigation, they determined that the person was ...Read more
OTTAWA – Residents gathered at Thornton Park Thursday evening to voice their opinions on what future renovations should entail. Community development specialist Tami Koppen says after the city acquired the park five years ago from Edmund and Susan Thornton, it has been a goal of theirs to ...Read more
SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley is seeking proposals for renovations of an old hotel property on St. Paul Street. In April, the city purchased the property located on 228-230 E. St. Paul Street. The property in question consists of adjoining two story and three story commercial buildings, ...Read more
OTTAWA – LaSalle County Health Department is offering a free mobile Hepatitis C screening clinic. The mobile clinic will be on Friday, July 26th in Ottawa from 11:00 – 2:00 p.m. It will be held in the Ottawa North Kroger parking lot located at 2701 N. Columbus St. Those who are most ...Read more