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Ottawa pursues grants for Thornton Park

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa is pursuing grants to upgrade Thornton Park. Mayor Dan Aussem says during a workshop, upgrades were considered for Thornton Park like resurfacing the tennis, pickleball and basketball courts, new shelters, a splash pad and playground equipment. The city

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Heat Warnings Cover Midwest

        CHICAGO – Excessive heat warnings were announced yesterday by the National Weather Service that run through Saturday and cover most of the Midwest from central Nebraska and Missouri into western Ohio and parts of West Virginia. Public housing officials in

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EPA cleanup in Ottawa continues

  OTTAWA – EPA cleanup will continue into fall on property located along the Fox River near U.S 6 and Route 71 in Ottawa. According to the EPA workers are removing contaminated soil from the NPL-8 Frontage Property to reduce the risk of exposure to people who have access to the

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