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LaSalle Speedway Ceases Operations

LASALLE – The dirt track racing facility east of LaSalle will be closing.  LaSalle Speedway announced their decision Thursday on social media to cease operations.    The track was opened in 1992 and held many races,  including those with a number of notable NASCAR drivers like Kasey

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NWS predicts Il River crests near historic

ALTON, Ill. (AP) — The National Weather Service predicts crests along the Illinois and Mississippi rivers in the coming week could near historic levels. Madison County emergency management officials say agencies are starting to preposition equipment near levees and the county has sent its

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