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Remains Identified as Missing Aurora Man

OSWEGO – An Aurora man who went missing in the winter of 2015 has been found deceased.  According to the Kendall County Coroner’s Office the remains were located by kayakers in the Fox River Saturday.  Loyola University assisted in identifying the skeletal remains as those belonging to

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Ogle County Bank Robbed Tuesday

CRESTON –  In a statement released this afternoon it was announced that the Ogle County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of an armed robbery at a bank in Creston.  Just after 3 p.m. they were called to the 400 Block of Route 38 for an apparent incident at Holcomb State Bank. 

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No Injuries After Tractor Trailer Rollover

MENDOTA – A Walnut man was not hurt after the tractor trailer he was driving rolled over Monday afternoon north of Meriden.   Around 4 p.m. Mendota and Troy Grove Fire Departments were called to a propane tanker that had left the roadway on East 7th Rd/Angling Road near the Lee County

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Corn Holding Up Even If Prices Aren’t

OTTAWA – Crops are entering their most critical month, according to the LaSalle County Farm Bureau. Despite not having rain these past few weeks, President David Isermann says corn crops are holding up well. The corn is far along in its journey to harvest, the most labor-intensive part of

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Oglesby Fundraising Begins Wednesday

OGLESBY – The city of Oglesby is planning pop-up fundraisers to help the cost of developing a downtown park. Kicking off Wednesday at 11AM, will be a luncheon to help offset the cost of upgrading Senica Square. City Clerk Stacy Mertes says the goal of the multi-phase project is to make a

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