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Iconic Rockford clock tower is demolished

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A clock tower that stood as a symbol of the northern Illinois community of Rockford has been demolished. The iconic tower along Interstate 90 was torn down Wednesday. The clock was part of the Clock Tower Resort, which opened in 1968 and was once one of the city’s

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Motorcycle Club Denied

PERU – A motorcycle club was denied special use of a property at a hearing, Wednesday. The city of Peru denied the text amendment for “Brothers of Darkness”, a 19-member motorcycle club usage of a property located at 1024 Center Street. Head member and property owner, Robert

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Puppy Dies from Pitbull Attack

LASALLE – A puppy was killed after a neighbor’s pitbulls got loose in LaSalle. Officers arrived to the area and learned one of two pitbulls attacked a 4-month-old puppy in the 600 block of 6th street. The owner of the victim-dog sought medical attention, however died from its

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One Way Streets; Stop Signs for Northwest

LASALLE – LaSalle’s City council is recommending new traffic control devices for an Elementary school.  In a meeting Monday, the streets, alley and traffic committee, recommended traffic regulations near NorthWest Elementary School. School Board officials say they’re concerned

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