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Fatal accident in Grundy County

MINOOKA – A pedestrian died after an accident with a semi tractor trailer truck in Grundy County Thursday. According to the Illinois State Police, the truck was traveling on I-80 westbound west of Brisbin Road when it allegedly struck a pedestrian that was in the lane of traffic. The

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Local unemployment rates rise

OTTAWA – While the statewide unemployment rate remained steady over the past month, local unemployment rates continue to rise, leaving them among the highest in the state. State wide unemployment remained at 4.3%, however counties like LaSalle, Bureau, and Putnam have seen increases of over

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Fire Destroys Truck in Bureau County

SEATONVILLE – The Seatonville Fire Department, along with Ladd and Spring Valley Fire battled an early Thursday truck fire that destroyed a semi-tractor.   Around 2:30 a.m. crews were called to the Seatonville Elevator for a fully engulfed fire in the parking lot.  The fire was

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