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Ottawa keeps lobbyist on board

OTTAWA –  Torricelli Consulting will continue to lobby at the state capital on behalf of the city Ottawa. At last night’s council meeting, a resolution recommended by Mayor Dan Aussem was passed authorizing an agreement with the lobbying and consulting company. Aussem says, Jeff

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Peru PD warns of scam via email

PERU – The Peru Police Department is warning residents about a scam via email. According to Deputy Chief Bob Pyszka, an email listing a false traffic violation states you must pay the citation within 72 hours. The message states that the email was sent on behalf of your local department of

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Storms Damage Troy Grove Township Building

TROY GROVE – Thunderstorms brought high winds that knocked out power and damaged a building in Troy Grove.   After midnight Wednesday the Troy Grove Fire Department was called to Troy Grove Township building on Vermillion Street after a section of the roof had blown off and took down power

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