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Large Field Fire Saturday South of Mendota

MENDOTA – Around noon on Saturday a large field fire started south of the city of Mendota and spread eastward across East 3rd road and North 4050th Road.   Many area departments responded to battle the fast

New proceedings ordered in power-line land dispute

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has reversed a ruling that had stopped construction of a massive power line through eastern Illinois. The court’s 7-0 ruling Thursday affects 35 Edgar County eminent domain actions by