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Shooting Park Road Construction

PERU – Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2018, Shooting Park Road from Peoria Street to West Street will be reduced to a single lane for eastbound traffic and a single lane for westbound traffic.  Traffic control measures will be in place.  The temporary lane closures are necessary

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Families Belong Together Movement in Ottawa

OTTAWA – A Rally to demand a halt to the child-separation policy the Trump Administration practices on immigrant families, will be held in Ottawa Saturday.   The protest is scheduled to begin at 2PM on the 100th block of Main Street. Speakers include Rockford immigration attorney Sara

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Stop Sticks End Wednesday Mendota Pursuit

MENDOTA – A teen is facing a number of charges after a pursuit in Mendota Wednesday night. In a press release Friday the Mendota Police Department say that just before midnight Wednesday they observed a vehicle with four occupants leaving a park after hours. When an officer attempted to

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Child found at bottom of pool Wednesday

LASALLE – A child is in critical condition after being found at the bottom of a pool in LaSalle yesterday. LaSalle Police, LaSalle Fire Department, and EMS were called after 7 p.m. for a drowning child on Rockwell Road. The 3-year-old child was pulled from the bottom of an above ground

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Outlook Positive for Streator High School

STREATOR – It’s all good news for the Streator Township High School, according to Superintendent Matthew Seaton. The School board met to discuss finances, projects and proposals for the school. With the high school’s positive financial position, the school plans on building a

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