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Waterway Visitor Center to Reopen

UTICA – The Illinois Waterway Visitor Center located at Starved Rock Lock and Dam will reopen Friday. It will be open each weekend, Friday through Monday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and may be opened for pre-arranged groups seven days a week with a reservation. 

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Tractor Trailer Strikes Cows on US 52

HARDING – A tractor-trailer being driven by a man from Montgomery struck two cows Wednesday night in LaSalle County.  According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s office, 28-year-old Jesus Ramos was eastbound around 8:30 p.m. on US Route 52 near Harding when he collided with the

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Rehab Grant for Marseilles Gets Closer

MARSEILLES – A public hearing will be held on October 17th to share details on the Housing Rehabilitation Grant the city of Marseilles is apply for. The Marseilles City Council announced yesterday that they received an additional $10,000 in backing to acquire the grant to refurbish and

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K9 Receives Donated Body Armor

PERU – The Peru K9 Miko has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a donation from an organization specializing in protecting police dogs.  Vested Interest in K9s, a charity in Massachusetts, has donated over 3,100 vests to dogs nationwide.

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