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No Tuition For Pre-School in Marseilles

MARSEILLES – The Marseilles Elementary has been awarded with the “Preschool for All” Grant beginning with the 2018-19 school year. The grant will result in over 1 million dollars in total funding for the next five years. According to Superintendent Brenda Donahue, the grant will

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Del Monte Recalls Veggie Trays

CHICAGO – Del Monte Fresh Produce has reportedly recalled veggie trays, according to the CDC. On June 15th, Del Monte recalled 6 oz., 12 oz., and 28 oz. vegetable trays containing fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery sticks, carrots, and dill dip. The recalled products were sold in clear,

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Community Members Launch Live Well Streator

STREATOR – A group of community members have joined together with the hopes of making Streator a place where generations of people want to live because they can enjoy longer, healthier, and happier lives. “Live Well Streator exists to bring people together to develop solutions that create

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High Winds Damage Crops Tuesday

TONICA – Gusty winds associated with a storm that had warnings issued by the National Weather Service flattened corn and knocked over a power pole Tuesday evening. No significant damage to homes or structures was reported, but some smaller tree limbs were blown down.  

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Vacant Home Burns Wednesday Morning

STREATOR – An early morning fire engulfed the back part of a vacant house on the southeast side of Streator Wednesday morning. After midnight the Streator Fire Department was called to the 1100 block of Arthur Street and found a two story home with heavy fire and smoke visible. No injuries

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Paw Paw Consolidation Meeting Thursday

PAW PAW – The Paw Paw Board of Education will hold a special board meeting in conjunction with the Indian Creek Board tomorrow. The meeting will be held to present the findings from the feasibility study concerning the possibility of decommissioning Paw Paw High School and sending those

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Dog Park to Open in Streator

STREATOR – The Hardscrabble Lions Club Dog park will have its ceremonial opening tomorrow in Streator. The Lions Club will host the ribbon-cutting event at 3 p.m. Thursday, at 820 James Street at the corner of IL and James Street. The event will have light refreshments, and of course, dog

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