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Mayor Praises Crews After Blizzard in Peru

PERU – Peru Mayor Scott Harl applauded city crews for their service in Blizzard Bruce. In a city council meeting on Monday night, Mayor Harl mentioned the many power outages experienced during the storm, and how crews

Power Outage Repairs, Road Closures

OTTAWA – Widespread power outages have significantly lessened from this morning, according to electric utilities. As of 4 p.m. Ameren is reporting over 900 without power in LaSalle County compared to nearly 2,000, and Bureau at less

NASA Spacecraft Lands on Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300 million-mile journey and a perilous, six-minute descent through the rose-hued atmosphere.

Peoria Priest Removed from Ministry, Again.

OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria priest has been removed from ministry again, years after a conviction for manufacturing and selling a date-rape drug. The Chicago Tribune reports that Ottawa’s Catholic parishes removed Rev. Jeffrey Windy from