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Sunday Ottawa fire quickly extinguished

OTTAWA – A fire in a two story residence on Ottawa’s east side was quickly contained and extinguished Sunday. Around 1:30 PM firefighters were called to the 400 Block of East Main Street for a home showing flames out the windows of the first floor. No injures were reported and all

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Heavy rains bring flooding along rivers

UTICA – Portions of area roads and property could be underwater by mid-week according to the National Weather Service.   If the Illinois River predictions hold true, parts of Dee Bennet Road between Utica and Naplate could be flooded as soon as Tuesday.   The lower lots of Starved Rock

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Fatal Crash near Grand Ridge Saturday

GRAND RIDGE – The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office and the Illinois State Police are investigating a two vehicle crash that resulted in a fatality on Saturday.   In a press release, they say the crash took place on Illinois Route 23 near North 2350th Road around 9:30 AM, about two miles

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