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DHS Awards Streator Fire Grant

STREATOR – Streator’s Fire Department will be getting some upgrades to their emergency equipment. Nearly $120,000 was awarded by The Department of Homeland Security to acquire new devices, including new heart monitors, defibrillators and CPR devices. According to Fire Chief Gary Bird, the

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Motorcycle – Ambulance Accident

LASALLE – A 67-year-old Minnesota man was injured after his motorcycle was struck by an ambulance early Tuesday morning. Illinois State Police say that Chris Boerner, of Culver, Minnesota, was seriously injured after his motorcycle was struck by an ambulance on I-39 near the Illinois River.

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Body Found By Playing Kids in Grundy County

COAL CITY – The body of a man reported missing two weeks ago was discovered by children playing in Grundy County. According to Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan Sunday evening in Coal City they were notified of the discovery near some abandon green houses. The preliminary investigation

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Lostant Seeks Water Tower Grant

LOSTANT – Surveys were sent out to Lostant residents in August and this month on behalf of the North Central Illinois Council of Governments in order to apply for a grant to replace the water tower. The grant would help cover the cost of replacing the water tower. The survey that was sent

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Proposed New Hotel Project for Peru

PERU – A new hotel could coming to the north side of Peru. An ordinance was passed Monday night at the Peru City Council Meeting to approve and authorize the execution of a TIF District redevelopment project between the city and Sidlyd Phi, LLC  to build an 88 room Hilton Hotel. The 12

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