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Wet weather puts off farming

OTTAWA – Wet weather is set to delay most farming in LaSalle County this week. According to LaSalle County’s Farm Bureau President David Isermann, crops are yet to recover from the previous rain they experienced a week before. ISERMANN: “The reports I’ve heard in the

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Flood warning continues, more rain coming

  OTTAWA – A Flood warning remains in effect for the Illinois River until further notice, and more rain is headed our way. On Friday, the area was hit heavy with rain, hail and severe thunderstorms leaving folks with flooded basements. According to weatherology Meteorologist Ray

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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding Over Weekend

OTTAWA – Heavy rains that began on Friday caused roads to wash out and flash flooding throughout North Central Illinois. The Illinois River rose out of it’s banks flooding the lower lots of Starved Rock State Park and North 3450th Road near Wedron had a portion of it wash out. The

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