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Road Closures in Bureau County

PRINCETON – Power lines are still down, causing road closures in Bureau County. According to the Bureau County Highway Department, power lines located west of the railroad tracks on the western portion of Angling Road resulted in closure of a section Angling Road. This particular area has

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Mayor Praises Crews After Blizzard in Peru

PERU – Peru Mayor Scott Harl applauded city crews for their service in Blizzard Bruce. In a city council meeting on Monday night, Mayor Harl mentioned the many power outages experienced during the storm, and how crews worked tirelessly to repair the galloping power lines. Public Works also

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Power Outage Repairs, Road Closures

OTTAWA – Widespread power outages have significantly lessened from this morning, according to electric utilities. As of 4 p.m. Ameren is reporting over 900 without power in LaSalle County compared to nearly 2,000, and Bureau at less than half than of that this morning. Cornbelt energy says

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NASA Spacecraft Lands on Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft designed to burrow beneath the surface of Mars landed on the red planet Monday after a six-month, 300 million-mile journey and a perilous, six-minute descent through the rose-hued atmosphere. After waiting in white-knuckle suspense for confirmation

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Peoria Priest Removed from Ministry, Again.

OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — A Peoria priest has been removed from ministry again, years after a conviction for manufacturing and selling a date-rape drug. The Chicago Tribune reports that Ottawa’s Catholic parishes removed Rev. Jeffrey Windy from the priesthood in March. Officials found that

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