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Plans for IVCC Ag Facility Reviewed

OGLESBY- Before the monthly meeting of the Illinois Valley Community College board, the board’s facilities committee reviewed details for a proposed agriculture storage facility to be built on the site of the recently demolished dairy barn. The 7,500-square-foot building would house a tractor,

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Jayme Closs found alive, suspect in custody

BARRON, Wis. (AP) — A 13-year-old northwest Wisconsin girl who went missing in October after her parents were killed has been found alive, authorities said Thursday. The Barron County Sheriff’s Department said on its Facebook page that Jayme Closs has been located and that a suspect was

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Autistic woman found in creek

BRISTOL – An autistic woman was pronounced dead after being found in a creek in Kendall County on Wednesday. According to the Kendall County Sheriffs Office, they were called just after 7 p.m. to the 100 block of Basswood Court in Bristol for a report of a missing autistic woman.

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Streator Resident Victim of Phony Check Scam

STREATOR – A Streator resident fell victim to a phony check scam this past week according to the Streator Police Department. Wednesday a resident told police that they had received a check in the mail with a request to cash it and return to the sender gift cards. The victim did so, however,

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