PRINCETON – An Indiana man was arrested after being found in possession of a stolen gun after troopers checked on a vehicle with a flat tire on Interstate 80. According to the Illinois State Police, around 9:30 PM Monday night near the Spring Valley exit 20 year-old Jaylen A. Green of ...Read more
EARLVILLE – An early Tuesday morning fire has claimed the life of an Earlville woman. According to authorities, around 2:30 AM Earlville and Leland fire departments responded to a blaze in the 4000 block of East 1351st Road. Upon arrival, they found heavy smoke in a part of the home and ...Read more
Illinois Valley Community College’s Business Training Center offers a free session “ISO 9001: 2015 and ISO 14001: 2015 Standard Updates” from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 19 in Room CTC124.
Participants will learn about key changes and requirements of the new standards which must be ...Read more
SPRING VALLEY – At least seven homes experienced damage in Spring Valley Tuesday morning after a power transmission line broke. According to the Spring Valley Fire Department, around 11 AM they received multiple calls about homes that had smoke or a burning smell in the 700 block of West ...Read more
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
UTICA – A meeting will be held Thursday evening to update the public on the proposed Dee Bennett Road improvement project in Utica. The LaSalle County Highway Department will be looking at all facets of the project to move and improve the road from Illinois 178 to Koenig Road. Exhibits ...Read more
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
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
UTICA – In a statement released on their website, the Grand Bear Resort announced they will remain open for lodging while they rebuild from the January 2nd fire that damaged the indoor waterpark. They are offering full refunds for guests who have reservations booked, and have told guests ...Read more
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