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Bridge work in Ottawa begins Tuesday

  OTTAWA – Repairs to the Illinois 23/71 Bridge will begin on Tuesday. Work will consist of removing and replacing the bridge expansion joints, deck slab patching, and structural repair. One lane will remain open during the $2.6 million project, which is scheduled to be completed by

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Heat wave coming to North Central Illinois

OTTAWA – The first wave of extremely hot weather will arrive in North Central Illinois today through Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory that goes into effect this afternoon for the scorching temperatures expected this week. They say paired with the high

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