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Stop Sticks End Wednesday Mendota Pursuit

MENDOTA – A teen is facing a number of charges after a pursuit in Mendota Wednesday night. In a press release Friday the Mendota Police Department say that just before midnight Wednesday they observed a vehicle with four occupants leaving a park after hours. When an officer attempted to

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Illinois on hook for $300M in nursing care

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are so far behind on determining Medicaid eligibility for 15,000 nursing home residents that privately run facilities are fronting $300 million in care while state officials struggle with the backlog. Starting Thursday, the state must pay the Medicaid

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Child found at bottom of pool Wednesday

LASALLE – A child is in critical condition after being found at the bottom of a pool in LaSalle yesterday. LaSalle Police, LaSalle Fire Department, and EMS were called after 7 p.m. for a drowning child on Rockwell Road. The 3-year-old child was pulled from the bottom of an above ground

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Outlook Positive for Streator High School

STREATOR – It’s all good news for the Streator Township High School, according to Superintendent Matthew Seaton. The School board met to discuss finances, projects and proposals for the school. With the high school’s positive financial position, the school plans on building a

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