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Tractor Trailer Strikes Cows on US 52

HARDING – A tractor-trailer being driven by a man from Montgomery struck two cows Wednesday night in LaSalle County.  According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s office, 28-year-old Jesus Ramos was eastbound around 8:30 p.m. on US Route 52 near Harding when he collided with the

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I&M Canal to Get State Funded Upgrades

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The I & M Canal in Will and Grundy counties will get a $6.7 million DuPage River spillway upgrade.   That is just part of the more than $14 million for improvements to state parks.  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that projects

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Lee County Man Dies in Construction Accident

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a construction worker, killed when a steel beam fell at a construction site in Evanston.  A crane was lifting beams from a semitrailer Tuesday morning at a nine-story apartment building under

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Rehab Grant for Marseilles Gets Closer

MARSEILLES – A public hearing will be held on October 17th to share details on the Housing Rehabilitation Grant the city of Marseilles is apply for. The Marseilles City Council announced yesterday that they received an additional $10,000 in backing to acquire the grant to refurbish and

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