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State Supplies Funds For Ag Building at IVCC

OGLESBY- Phase I and II of Illinois Valley Community College’s agriculture building project were among topics covered by the board’s facilities committee Tuesday evening. The Illinois legislature awarded Phase I of the project $150,000 Friday after the college had earlier secured nearly ...Read more

Bid for former Vendome property rejected

LASALLE – LaSalle City Council members rejected a bid to turn the former Vendome property into a parking lot and pavilion. Council members said at Monday night’s meeting that they didn’t think a pavilion was the correct choice for that location. Mayor Jeff Grove explained that he felt ...Read more

Wet weather brings more mosquitoes

OTTAWA – With the wet weather LaSalle County has been experiencing, it’s no surprise to see a higher level of mosquito activity. According to Health Educator Jenny Barrie, the good news is that the mosquitoes we’re currently seeing are flood water mosquitoes that typically ...Read more

LaSalle County Men Facing Cocaine Charges

OTTAWA – A Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team buy/bust operation has two LaSalle County men facing Class X Felony charges for cocaine. On Monday afternoon Tri-Dent along with the Ottawa Police Department made arrests in the 3000 block of Fairfield Lane in Ottawa. Taken into custody ...Read more