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Illinois hunters take home just over 147,000 deer

    SPRINGFIELD – Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 147,004 deer during all 2021-2022 archery and firearm seasons that concluded on January 16th. The total preliminary deer harvest for all seasons compares with a total harvest for all seasons of 162,752 deer in ...Read more

Preschool screenings coming to Mendota

MENDOTA – The LaSalle/Putnam Educational Alliance for Special Education will be holding screenings for preschool in Mendota this Thursday. The screenings are for children who will be 3 or 4 years old. L.E.A.S.E. will screen key developmental areas such as motor development, speech, ...Read more

Midewin Prairie talk coming to LaSalle Library

LASALLE – A discussion about the history of the USDA Forest Service’s Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, plus its flora and fauna will be coming to the LaSalle Public Library. On Tuesday at 6 PM the library will virtually host Veronica Hinke, Midewin Public Affairs Officer and Public ...Read more

OSF welcomes audiologist

OTTAWA – OSF Medical Group – Ear, Nose & Throat in Ottawa will be adding Jennifer Sangston, AuD, to its staff. She will provide audiological evaluations, tympanometry testing, hearing aid evaluations, fittings, and follow-ups. Ms. Sangston has 25 years of experience and holds a Doctor of ...Read more

No injuries in high-rise building fire in Streator

  STREATOR – The Streator Fire Department and other area fire departments extinguished an apartment building fire in less than five minutes and all residents are safe. According to the Streator Fire Department, they were called to the 600 block of Morell Street just before midnight on ...Read more