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City of Oglesby to pay for Library repairs

OGLESBY – The Oglesby Library will be getting some much needed repairs.  Oglesby Library Director Jill Shevokas spoke to the city council Monday to not only describe the nature of the damage to the building, but the cost of repairs.  The council was approached a couple weeks ago to see if

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Handgun missing after Mendota vehicle theft

MENDOTA – Authorities are looking for information as to who may have taken a handgun in Mendota from a vehicle that was reported stolen.   In the early morning hours of Sunday they say a vehicle theft occurred in the city, and when the vehicle was recovered later a black semi-automatic

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Counterfeit money spotted in Plano

  PLANO – Businesses should be taking a closer look at the cash they receive during transactions around the holidays. The Plano Police Department has taken several reports regarding counterfeit currency. They ask that if you have any questions regarding the validity of any cash,

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