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Buddy’s Purpose Walk Scheduled for Mendota

OTTAWA – LaSalle County Board declared August 25-31 Overdose Awareness Week. Lori Brown, of Buddy’s Purpose, an organization that seeks to bring awareness to overdoses and to comfort those who have lost loved ones to overdoses, spoke to the board on Thursday about her organization. Brown

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West Chicago Man Shot in Leg Saturday Night

MENDOTA – A 47-year-old man from West Chicago was shot in the leg with non-life threatening injuries on Saturday night in Mendota.  The Mendota Police Department say the injury took place near 5th Avenue and 6th Street and was an isolated event unrelated to any other reported incidents. 

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