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Suspect in custody after pursuit Wednesday

PERU – A Chicago area man is in custody after an attempted drug arrest led to a pursuit Wednesday.   According to Peru Police Chief Doug Bernabei the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team were involved in an undercover controlled buy of purported heroin when the suspect allegedly fled

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LaSalle Speedway posts ‘for sale’ sign

LASALLE – LaSalle Speedway is up for sale. The track posted a for sale sign on Wednesday afternoon. The track opened in 1947 as Tri-City Speedway and later became a Drive-In Theater in 1951. The track opened up again in 1992 as LaSalle Speedway until 2019. The track has hosted hundreds of

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One injured in fiery crash on I-80

  OTTAWA – A driver involved in a crash on I-80 that resulted in a fully engulfed fire was rushed to the hospital, Wednesday morning. According to the Wallace Fire Department, they were dispatched to a semi fire on I-80, west of Ottawa just before 6 a.m. Upon arrival, a two

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Woodland High School hosts rummage sale

STREATOR – Woodland High School is having a rummage sale in association with their new Warrior Dome Gymnasium. Old gym items like scoreboards, bleacher parts and a Megatron TV will be up for sale Thursday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. The sale will take place

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Talks Wednesday in Mendota Teacher Strike

MENDOTA- Both sides are slated to come back to the table on Wednesday in an attempt to settle the strike that has kept some Mendota students out of school a week.   Tuesday it was announced that the Mendota Teachers Union, the District 289 Board, and the mediator will get together at 4 PM at St.

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More criminal damage reported in Streator

  STREATOR – More criminal damage to windows and vehicles occurred in Streator on Monday. According to the Streator Police Department, four complaints of windows and/or doors being shot with a BB gun were reported. Two other complaints came in of slashed tires, and a rock thrown

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