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Bicyclist killed in DeKalb County crash

WATERMAN – A crash between a bicyclist and a passenger vehicle has taken the life of a cyclist in DeKalb County. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office say that around 8:30 PM Tuesday night they were called to Shabbona Grove Road east of Leland road for the incident. They say a passenger ...Read more

Ottawa man arrested for LSD delivery

OTTAWA – An Ottawa man is facing a Class X Felony for LSD distribution after an investigation by the TRI-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team. On Monday Ottawa Police took 25-year-old Peter G. Tomaras into custody on a warrant for alleged delivery of purported LSD to TRI-Dent Agents.  He ...Read more

Tractor rollover kills man in Ottawa

OTTAWA – A man is dead after a tractor rollover in Ottawa Tuesday afternoon.   The Ottawa Police Department say they were called around 2:30 PM to the 800 block of Chapel Street for a report of a person who had rolled a tractor down an embankment and was pinned underneath. Heavy equipment ...Read more

Eagle Scout builds bridges for Rotary Park

    LASALLE – Two bridges were built for LaSalle’s Rotary Park, as part of a Peru man’s Eagle Scout project. 18-year-old Cooper Vaske, of Eagle Scout Group #123, presented his project to the LaSalle’s City Council on Monday night. With the help of community ...Read more