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LaMoille man killed in Friday crash

LAMOILLE – A 29-year-old man from LaMoille was killed Friday morning in a rural single vehicle crash.  According to Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff, Charles Rowe was pronounced dead at the scene east of LaMoille on US Route 34.  The cause of the crash is still under investigation. 

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Ag Equipment Donated to IVCC

OGLESBY – The latest in agriculture technology was provided to students at Illinois Valley Community College thanks to a donation from a Bureau County company. Climate Fieldview and Nutrien donated $3,500 in precision ag equipment, including an Apple iPad, wiring harness, and Climate

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Ottawa regulating number of gambling cafes

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa is taking action to reduce the number of gambling businesses within its limits. Council passed a change to their code, limiting the number of gaming cafes to nine, eventually. Mayor Dan Aussem says existing businesses with gaming licenses are grandfathered in,

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