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Leland Man Arrested For Heroin, Cocaine

LELAND – A Leland man was arrested after being stopped for allegedly speeding late Thursday night. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Jeffery M. Heth was stopped for speeding in southern DeKalb County when the deputy initiated a search of the vehicle after

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Opportunity Zone Designated in Streator

STREATOR – A special tax zone created to spur business has been designated in Streator. Governor Bruce Rauner and Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that an ‘Opportunity Zone’ could bring new businesses to the city. It would be an area stretching from Otter Creek Street to

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Splash Pad Opens Friday in Streator

STREATOR – The newest addition to Streator City Park opens Friday with a ceremony at 9 AM. The northeast side of the park will now feature ‘Paul’s Pad’, a splash pad named after Paul E. Dieken. The construction was made possible by a donation from the Dieken Family

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Woman Killed Tuesday Identified

STREATOR – The Streator woman who was shot and killed in the 200 block of 9th street has been identified.   According to the LaSalle County Coroners Office 33-year-old Maria M De la Torre was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital in Streator.   In a statement Wednesday morning,

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