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Troy Grove Bridge Re-Opened

TROY GROVE – Farmers, sand and gravel haulers will enjoy a shorter trip to get to I-39 after a bridge replacement on US Route 52 outside of Troy Grove.   IDOT said the project over the Little Vermillion River would be completed in late November, but was finished months ahead of schedule.

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IVCC adopts 2020 budget

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College adopted their 2020 budget at Thursday’s board meeting. Revenues increased less than 1 percent and expenditures decreased slightly less than one percent from the 2019 budget.Operating revenues and expenditures are balanced at approximately

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Depue man arrested after Trident operation

PERU – A Depue man is in jail after an investigation into drug sales in Peru.   The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team states that they conducted a buy/bust operation in the 700 block of Shooting Park Rd in Peru.  On Thursday they say they took 22-year-old Victor Baez into custody

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District 289 Gets First Look At 2020 Budget

MENDOTA – The budget may look slightly different due to new regulations put into place by the state, but the estimated expenses are in and District 289 in Mendota may see themselves over $800,000 in the red for 2020.  Dr. Kristen School presented the outline at Thursday nights School Board

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