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Utility Bill clinic in Ottawa

OTTAWA – State Representative Lance Yednock is hosting a Utility Bill Clinic in Ottawa to assist residents in saving money. The Citizens’ Utility Board and a Homeowner Education Class with Habitat for Humanity in Ottawa will be on the seminar board this Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church

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Marseilles awarded grant for boat launch

MARSEILLES – The city of Marseilles has been awarded a boat access grant. According to Austin Taylor of North Central Illinois Council of Governments, Marseilles will be receiving $200,000 for a long-awaited boat launch. Earlier this week Governor J.B. Pritzker announced Marseilles was one

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Farmers still left trying to harvest

UNDATED – Some farmers in LaSalle County are still out on the fields getting harvest wrapped up. As December came around, farmers locally and statewide were hoping to be done by the new year. However, this past month weather has not been in the favor of farmers, leaving most fields too

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Leland Teacher Wins State History Award

LELAND – A teacher with Leland school has been selected to receive an honor for his contributions in the classroom. History teacher Jim Spring was chosen as the Illinois state winner of the Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding Teacher of American History award. He will get the

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One dead after rural DeKalb county crash

SOMONAUK – A Florida man is dead after a single vehicle crash in southern DeKalb county. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, 26-year-old Dylan Wesolowski of Oswego was traveling north on Somonauk Road just south of Pratt Road between Sandwich and Somonauk when for unknown

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