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Motorcyclist killed in crash in Newark

NEWARK – A Warrenville man was killed in a crash in Kendall County on Monday. According to the Illinois State Police, they were called to the intersection IL Route 71 and Ottawa Road just after 3 p.m. for a crash. Police say, 58-year-old Peter Dudak was riding a BMW motorcycle, traveling ...Read more

City of Peru’s firework schedule

  All events are on Water Street and start at 5:00 PM Peru Parks and Recreation will have a family fun area with 5 bounce houses with attendants. The area is located on the grassy hill on the north side of Water Street east of the Peru Electric Department. Food Vendors will be at the corner ...Read more

Annual ordinances passed in Mendota

MENDOTA – Two annual ordinances were passed in Mendota. At Monday nights city council meeting, a prevailing wage ordinance and annual appropriations ordinances were passed. According to City Clerk Emily McConville, the prevailing wage ordinance is a state mandate providing a list of hourly ...Read more

Vehicle title fee changes effective July 1st

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is alerting the public of motor vehicle title fee changes, effective July 1, 2019, due to action by the Illinois General Assembly. These fee changes were a part of a capital bill that was recently signed into law and will fund statewide ...Read more

Vehicles Damaged in Mendota

MENDOTA – Mendota police are looking for help in finding out who damaged several vehicles this week. Friday afternoon, officers were called to an auto repair business on Sandra Avenue and were shown several vehicles that had been scratched. Police say the incident occurred sometime in the ...Read more