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Ottawa lift station plans moving along

OTTAWA –  Plans for the city of Ottawa’s river crossing lift station is flowing in the right direction. On Tuesday night council purchased the 511 Illinois Avenue property, adjacent to where the river lift station is expected to be. Mayor Dan Aussem says he anticipates for the project to

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Mendota school creates spirit closet

MENDOTA – There are plenty of special days at Mendota schools to show your spirit, but some students may not have hats, shirts or other gear to participate. On Tuesday District 289 in Mendota announced that they are accepting used Northbrook Spartan or Mendota Trojan T-shirts, long-sleeved

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Civic Center Weekend Dances a Success

MENDOTA -Mendota Civic Center hosted its first Mother and Son dance over the weekend. Third Ward Alderman Kyle Kim said at the Monday night Mendota city council meeting that the Hawaiian Luau themed dance was a great success with around 50 boys and their mothers attending on Saturday night. The

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