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Council to consider legal cannabis in Mendota

  MENDOTA –  Mendota’s city council announced they will be addressing the issue of legal cannabis in the near future. according to Alderman Bill Hunt, the city will have a committee meeting to explore the ideas of manufacturing sites or the selling of cannabis. He says the ...Read more

Putnam County Power Plant to Close

HENNEPIN – The coal-fueled Hennepin Power Station is slated to close in an announcement today by parent company Vistra Energy.  In a press release Wednesday, they announced multiple plants in Illinois would be phased out in order to meet the requirements of the recently approved revisions ...Read more