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Hegeler-Carus family member passes

LASALLE – A member of the Hegeler-Carus family has passed away. Mary Louise Carus was born in 1922 and died on November 3rd. A memorial celebration will be held at the Hegeler Carus Mansion at 3:00 p.m. December 1st. Carus’ ashes and memorial book will be available for visitation and

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Streator Veteran Event Cancelled

STREATOR – Veterans were to be honored Monday at the annual Veteran’s Day commemoration at the Plumb Pavilion, however, mother nature had other plans.  Due to the cold temperatures and snow, the decision was made to cancel the event. Ron Sauers, master of ceremonies for 32 years says three

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Libraries Erase Fines for Food Donations

PERU – Area libraries are kicking off their food for fines program today. Through November 23rd, you can erase your library fines with donations as payment. Each donated item will wipe out a dollar in fines. Food must be in original packaging. Damaged packages, expired food, or glass

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