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Northbrook School Welcomes 5th Graders

MENDOTA- Going from one school building to another can be challenging, but the Northbrook Student Council came up with a way to bridge that gap for Mendota 5th graders.  Principal Paula Daley said the students enjoyed games, team building events, plus had a chance to meet their teachers and ...Read more

Two officers join Mendota’s Police Department

MENDOTA – The Mendota City Council welcomed two cadets to join the police force. 28-year-old Seth A. Martin of Earlville and 33-year-old Randy D. Tucker of Mendota were sworn in to the police department at Mendota’s city council meeting on Monday night. Chief Kellen says both officers ...Read more

Severe storms expected Tuesday morning

CHICAGO – Severe weather is expected to touch down in local area counties by tomorrow morning. According to National Weather Service meteorologist Tim Gross, A thunderstorm complex is expected to move out of central Iowa and into north central Illinois. Counties like Bureau, LaSalle and ...Read more