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Body of LaSalle County Man Found In Creek

OTTAWA – The body that was discovered Thursday in a creek near Sheridan has been identified.  According to the LaSalle County Coroner, 61-year-old Kevin Comer, of Sheridan, was found in Somonauk Creek.    Deputies were called to the scene Thursday afternoon near the 4100 block of East

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Hydrant flushing announced in Peru

The City of Peru announced fire hydrants will be flushed starting June 22nd and continuing through July 1st.   Periodically the hydrants need to have fresh water run through them to prevent  silt or rust from damaging firefighter equipment.  Flushing will occur weekdays from 6 AM until 3:30

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IVCC Ag program nabs $10,000 ag grant

OGLESBY- The Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America recently made a $10,000 grant to the Illinois Valley Community College agriculture program for biotechnology equipment. The equipment will be used in Introduction to Field Crop Science and Animal Science labs. Compeer made a $5,000 donation

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