Local Headlines

Oglesby swears in new police officer Monday night

OGLESBY – The Oglesby Police Department gained a new member Monday night at the Oglesby City Council Meeting. A Western Illinois University graduate, 26-year-old Paul Munoz was sworn in by Deputy Police Chief Mike Margis. He said it has been his dream since he was a kid to be a member of ...Read more

No injuries after residential fire in Putnam County

MARK – No injuries were reported after a fire at a residence in Putnam County Sunday night. Around 9:30 PM the Granville Hennepin Fire Protection District were called to the 100 Block of Via Cavour in Mark after a resident called saying they could smell something buring in their home. The ...Read more