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Road Work Begins This Week in Peru

PERU – Monday morning will bring more road construction to Peru, weather permitting.   According to the city North Peoria Street from Luther Drive to Sunset Drive will be closed for a water main repair. Also starting on Monday 8th Street will be closed at Peru Street for water main repair. ...Read more

Chinese Education Group Discusses Plans With IVCC

OGLESBY – At Thursdays board meeting of Illinois Valley Community College, it was announced that they would be continuing discussions with Foreign Service Group of China on education matters.   Foreign Service Group is setting up an English-language school for Chinese nationals at the old ...Read more

Dekalb Crime Stoppers Seek for Info on Burglary

WATERMAN – The Dekalb County Crime Stoppers are seeking information into a burglary that occurred to a building in rural Waterman. The owner reported that sometime between July 6th and 7th someone entered his building on the 5700 block of Leland Road, taking tools, a chainsaw and a hedge ...Read more

Missing Trucker Who Left Rig in Dixon Found

DIXON – A Kentucky man who was reported missing after his tractor-trailer was left abandoned in Lee County has been found.   Family say he was located along a road in New Jersey and will be reunited with loved ones soon.   No charges are pending or expected at this time. According to the ...Read more

Woman Abducted in DeKalb Friday From Gas Station

UPDATE – WOMAN HAS BEEN FOUND ACCORDING TO DEKALB POLICE  See the complete update story here DEKALB – A woman has reportedly been abducted at a gas station Friday afternoon in DeKalb.  The DeKalb Police Department issued a social media post asking for help locating 27-year-old ...Read more