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Ottawa targets summertime to have Canal repaired

    OTTAWA – Ottawa’s mayor hopes to have the Illinois and Michigan Canal re-watered by the summertime. Before that’s possible Mayor Dan Aussem listed over a number of issues at the canal needing to be addressed like getting liner installation, drainage, and other kinks at a ...Read more

State Fire Marshal announces Arson Awareness Week

SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal is raising awareness about arson and the seriousness of this crime, while educating Illinois residents about the true cost of arson and it’s impacts on individuals and communities. The theme for Arson Awareness Week 2022 is Arson ...Read more