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Fatal crash in Will County

  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

Park Shelter Damaged in Mendota

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

Roadwork begins Monday for I-80 north of LaSalle

    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

Stabbing in Princeton on Thursday

  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

Residents give input on Thornton Park upgrades

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