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Skydive Record Attempt This Week

OTTAWA – Skydive Chicago in Ottawa is attempting another world-record Monday. 200 men and women across the globe will gather in Ottawa to jump from 19,000 feet to achieve a new vertical  skydiving record.  According to Skydive Chicago’s director Rook Nelson, in 2015, 164 people

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Woman Arrested After Puppy Theft

SANDWICH – A woman allegedly took a puppy from a parked vehicle in Sandwich Saturday Morning.   According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office a puppy was in a van parked outside of a church on South County Line Road.   The owner of the puppy said the windows were down and the animal

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Man Dies Friday at Grundy County Speedway

MORRIS – A man died from an apparent medical condition while working on his car before a race Friday night at the Grundy County Speedway. In a release Saturday the Grundy County Coroner states that 44-year-old Jason Parrott of Crete had been warming up his race car when it had engine

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Overdose Awareness Week Begins August 24th

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Board passed a resolution Thursday to recognize the epidemic of drug overdoses. Recommended by the Public Safety Committee, Drug Overdose Awareness Week will serve as a memorial week for those who have lost loved ones or live with permanent injuries resulting

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