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Streator to pass 2020 budget

STREATOR – Streator’s council is expected to pass their 2020 budget this week. According to City Manager David Plyman, the proposed general fund expense budget is at $9.8 million and revenue at $9.6 million leaving an over $200,000 deficit. Plyman says the budget anticipates staff ...Read more

Ottawa Restaurant Honored For Performance

OTTAWA – The employees of an Ottawa restaurant have the chance to earn part of a $50,000 reward in February. The Culver’s Restaurant announced that their location in Ottawa was one of five within the company to participate in the Culver’s Crew Challenge. Owner Bobby Maier said ...Read more

IVCH Wound Center to Offer Vein Care Services

PERU – A new treatment for vascular vein disease is now available at Illinois Valley Community Hospital. The wound center’s IV VeinCare will be using a minimally-invasive laser treatment in an outpatient setting according to Jill Smoode, the program director. Services now offered ...Read more