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Secretary of State extends deadlines

SPRINGFIELD-Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced today his office has filed emergency rules extending expiration dates for driver’s licenses, identification cards, vehicle registrations and other transactions and document filings for at least 90 days after Driver Services ...Read more

Streator Police chase vehicle Thursday

STREATOR- The Streator Police Department say they were involved in a pursuit Thursday morning.   Around 9:30 AM along Everett Street they allegedly attempted to stop what they describe as a blue Oldsmobile.   The vehicle reportedly fled and struck a gas main near the intersection of Lundy and ...Read more

Area Easter celebrations announced

LASALLE – Easter celebrations during the health crisis in Illinois had to be modified due to the stay at home order, but area communities are still coming up with ways to get the community in to the spirit. This Saturday at LaSalle Rotary Park the Easter Bunny and other characters will ...Read more

No injuries in Thursday rural Ottawa fire

OTTAWA – A large two story home caught fire Thursday afternoon near Ottawa.   Around 2 PM the Wallace Fire Department was called to the 2900 block of East 14th Road and upon arrival called for a mutual aid box alarm.  Smoke was showing from the second story as crews arrived from Ottawa ...Read more

No injuries in Thursday rural Ottawa fire

OTTAWA – A large two story home caught fire Thursday afternoon near Ottawa.   Around 2 PM the Wallace Fire Department was called to the 2900 block of East 14th Road and upon arrival called for a mutual aid box alarm.  Smoke was showing from the second story as crews arrived from Ottawa ...Read more