STREATOR – A Streator man faces multiple charges including a hit and run, Sunday in Streator. The Streator Police were originally called for a hit and run accident Sunday night, when they learned 18-year-old Levi J Stewart supposedly struck an unoccupied vehicle in the 1500 block of ...Read more
SHERIDAN – A Leland man has died after a single vehicle crash Friday West of Sheridan. In a release by the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office, they identified the driver as 47-year-old Rick L. Fuller. Fuller was behind the wheel when for unknown reasons his vehicle rolled over on E ...Read more
OGLESBY – The Illinois Valley Community College board ratified new contracts with full-time faculty and service employees and pay increases for employees not affected by a labor agreement.
The three-year contract with the American Federation of Teachers Local 1810 calls for average pay ...Read more
OGLESBY – Nearly 900,000 people were in attendance at Starved Rock State Park this summer, according to officials. In comparison to last year, attendance this summer comes in around 200,000 people less. According to Starved Rock Coordinator Debbie McAdams, excessive humidity could be the ...Read more
MENDOTA – The US 34-BNFS Railroad in Mendota will be closed Monday, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The US 34 Railroad will be closed for approximately five days to allow the BNSF Railway Company to repair their crossings. US 34 traffic will proceed as ...Read more
CHERRY VALLEY – A 25-year-old man has died after the motorized wheelchair he was in overturned into water underneath I-39 near Cherry Valley Thursday night. According to Winnebago County Coroner Angel Torres was found on his side strapped into the chair in the water along a path under the ...Read more
AMBOY – The Amboy Fire Department has been awarded a grant by the Department of Homeland Security to help directly fund maintaining or increasing the number of firefighters in the community to assist in fulfilling their duties. Awarded the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency ...Read more
PERU – The Illinois Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary’s fall plant sale fund raiser continues Monday, September 17, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. or until all remaining plants are sold.
Monday’s sale of mums and other seasonal flowers and plants will be held outside the IVCH office ...Read more
OTTAWA – OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center is offering two new volunteer orientation opportunities. Adult and teen volunteers are needed in a multitude of service areas at OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa and OSF HealthCare Center for Health – ...Read more
OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College’s Jacobs Library is hosting a memorial dedication for Joanne Jalley at noon Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Jalley, a library technical assistant, worked at IVCC for 20 years. She died Oct. 31, 2015.
After her death, donations were made to the IVCC ...Read more