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Safe Journeys Color Run rescheduled in Streator

STREATOR – A fun color run event originally scheduled for June in Streator has been moved to August 6th. The run is for kids age 5-14 and will be raising money for an area non-profit. Safe Journeys supports survivors of domestic and sexual violence, along with those that are affected by the ...Read more

City of LaSalle seeking new economic director

    LASALLE – The city of LaSalle is seeking a new economic development director. Leah Inman, who began the position in 2020, will be stepping down this summer. City officials say Inman was instrumental in a number of projects including the installation of EV charging units and ...Read more

Chicken sculpture unveiled in Ladd

LADD – A new sculpture is now gracing main street in Ladd, an eight foot tall chicken. The art installation, which was installed Wednesday, came from an artist in Southern Illinois. The Village of Ladd will be running a promotion four times a year asking visitors to take their picture with ...Read more

Improved Illinois bike maps now available

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation have announced the release of new Illinois Official Bike Maps, showcasing the state’s network of trails, paths and streets. Maps for each of IDOT’s nine districts include new features and designs that make them easier to understand, ...Read more