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Illinois Ave. block party this weekend

MENDOTA – Residents looking to learn more about Mendota’s Illinois Avenue Beautification project can do so this weekend. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday the Illinois Avenue committee will be holding a free block party to bring more awareness to residents on the streets potential. Mayor

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Frittelli Wins the John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open, finishing at 21-under 263 after the bogey-free final round at TPC

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Marchers Protest In Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Several thousand protesters have marched through downtown Chicago to protest the Trump administration’s immigration policies, including planned sweeps in several American cities, including Chicago, over the weekend.   The protesters at Saturday’s march belted chants

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As temperatures rise, use water wisely

BELLEVILLE  – With temperatures rising across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding customers to use water wisely. “From keeping hydrated to playing in water sprinklers, as well as running air conditioning and watering lawns, water plays an important role in warm-weather fun and

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Boil Order For Streator Lifted

    STREATOR – The boil order has been lifted for the Streator District.   Friday evening, a boil order was issued due to water main breaks and the resulting loss of water pressure, and it affected the communities of Streator, Ancona, Dana, Kangley, Longpoint, Ransom and Reading.

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