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IVCH Variety Show Auditions Set for January 13

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley residents who can sing, dance, juggle, play an instrument or otherwise entertain and want to perform on stage in front of an appreciative audience for a good cause are invited to try out for the 2018 Illinois Valley Community Hospital Variety Show. Auditions are ...Read more


Jar of Olives Damages Church

SOMONAUK – The Dekalb County Crime Stoppers is seeking the public’s help in finding out who damaged a church in Somonauk. In mid-December police were notified that a stained glass window was broken at St John’s Lutheran Church in the 200 block of Green Street. During the investigation ...Read more


Illinois Valley Food Pantry Moves to New Location

LASALLE – The Illinois Valley Food Pantry has moved to 122 Wright St in LaSalle.   Donna Hess, the executive director, said that they had outgrown their old location they have had for the last 14 years.   The pantry will continue to serve the community, remaining open the same days of ...Read more


Streator Police Investigating Hit & Runs

STREATOR- The Streator Police need the public’s help in to two separate hit and run incidents. They are seeking help in identifying these vehicles and their owners. Anyone having information, please contact the Streator Police Department at (815) 672-3111 or (815) 844-0911, the Streator Crime ...Read more