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Ottawa to plant more trees around city

  OTTAWA – Ottawa is planning to apply for a grant to plant more trees around the city. Commissioner of Public Improvements, Marla Rodriquez announced the agreement with North Central Illinois Council of Governments to apply for a $30,000 Urban & Forestry grant.

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Mendota Man Airlifted After Saturday Crash

MENDOTA – A Mendota man was taken to a Rockford Hospital via helicopter after a two vehicle crash on Saturday.  Around 12:30 PM Mendota Fire and EMS were called to the intersection of 8th Avenue and 2nd Street.  A northbound vehicle driven by 56-year old Salvador Tinajero collided with a

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Sealcoat Scammers Target DeKalb County

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is alerting citizens of a home repair scam in the area. According to authorities, last Thursday there was an incident involving driveway seal-coating by individuals who allegedly approached a victim at their residence offering to do the

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Sealcoat Scammers Target DeKalb County

SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is alerting citizens of a home repair scam in the area. According to authorities, last Thursday there was an incident involving driveway seal-coating by individuals who allegedly approached a victim at their residence offering to do the

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IVCC Ag Day

The Illinois Valley Community College agriculture program, in partnership with Case IH and University of Illinois Extension, will conduct a field day at the campus farm along the west side of Orlando Smith Road from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 18. The field day is open to the public and

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