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Gas prices increase slightly

  CHICAGO – More than half of all state gas price averages increased in the last week, including Illinois. According to the American Automobile Association, The jumps were caused by a decrease in U.S. gasoline stocks and increases in demand. In LaSalle, Bureau and Putnam Counties, gas

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Streator woman dies in two-vehicle accident

OTTAWA – A Streator woman is dead and one other is injured after a two-vehicle crash near Marseilles on Wednesday. According to the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office 55-year-old Lori A. Szafranski of Streator died after losing control on an icy roadway on East 22nd road in Fall River

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Streator woman dies in two-vehicle accident

OTTAWA – A Streator woman is dead and one other is injured after a two-vehicle crash near Marseilles on Wednesday. According to the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office 55-year-old Lori A. Szafranski of Streator died after losing control on an icy roadway on East 22nd road in Fall River

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Kelly Street Bridge to be repaired in 2024

STREATOR – A long-awaited bridge repair in Streator has a date. Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that after a Streator man nudged local legislators to get the ball rolling, the city was contacted by the LaSalle County Highway Department that they would take the lead on the Kelly Street

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