OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College celebrated the opening of its Agriculture Center and the revival of its ag program Thursday in a virtual ceremony. The new building will be used as storage for tractors, tillage tools, planters and other ag equipment.
IVCC President Jerry Corcoran ...Read more
LISBON – The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect who reportedly was involved in the shooting of a woman in Fulton County who may be armed and dangerous. Around 3:00 PM Thursday they say the person they are searching for was involved in a vehicle crash near ...Read more
OGLESBY – The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team say an Oglesby man was arrested Wednesday on Heroin charges. Oglesby Police around 10 PM took 36-year-old Daniel S. Margis into custody on a warrant for three counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance – heroin. The ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Wednesday that the deadline to renew expired driver’s licenses and ID cards has been pushed to next year. The three month extension moves the deadline to February 1st of 2021.
“Extending expiration dates until February ...Read more
LASALLE – The Illinois Valley Food Pantry has seen an increased need in the community for assistance throughout LaSalle and other towns, but the building they took over in 2018 is already getting cramped. Executive Director Mary Jo Credi said that the 4500 square foot building on Wright ...Read more
GENESEO – The man who was shot and killed at a car wash by law enforcement in Geneseo allegedly had an explosive device in his truck. The Illinois State Police say 30-year-old Jeffery Ryan Blunk had fled a traffic stop on foot after a collision with a Henry County Deputy, where he ...Read more
SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley Police Chief Kevin Sangston will be retiring this month after a 31-year career, and he was honored at the Monday night City Council meeting. Mayor Walt Marini said that police officers must exercise authority, leadership, compassion, empathy, critical thinking, ...Read more
MARSEILLES – A Marseilles man was seriously injured after a Monday evening crash. Around 6 PM the Marseilles Police Department were called to the area of 300 Broadway Street where they found a vehicle had struck a home, injuring 51-year-old John A. Hrouda. He was airlifted to a Rockford ...Read more
PRINCETON – The Bureau, Putnam, & Marshall County Health Departments reported seven new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday. They also announced they will be offering drive through testing at the Bureau County Health Department on Wednesday’s in September by appointment only. Please call to get ...Read more
STREATOR – The Streator Area United Way held a meeting Tuesday night where they learned that they are over one-fifth of the way to the goal they set for pledged fundraising in 2020. So far they have taken in $55,494 of the nearly $270,000 they hope to raise. Josh Biros, 2020 Campaign ...Read more