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Streator approves marijuana zoning

STREATOR – Streator City Council laid down the law for where recreational marijuana businesses and grow house can be. Per the recommendation of the plan commission, cannabis dispensaries will be allowed in the central business district zone and grow operations will be allowed to be located

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Labor summit in Ottawa this weekend

OTTAWA – The Illinois Valley Federation of Labor and the Illinois Valley Building Trades will host their biennial summit, in Ottawa. Guest speakers include Senator Dick Durbin, State Representative Lance Yednock and Illinois Supreme Court Justice Tom Kilbride at Knights of Columbus on

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LaSalle booming with business

LASALLE – Around 20 businesses have flocked to the city of LaSalle in 2019. Economic Development Director Katheryn Koyak says in just three weeks three storefronts were filled. Koyak says once a business relocated to First street, more businesses came along filling in the empty spaces.

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