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Morris Woman Dies in Wednesday Crash

MORRIS – Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan’s Office and the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a two vehicle crash that claimed the life of a 23-year-old Morris woman Wednesday evening. The Coroner’s office states that the woman, whose name is being

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Man Found Dead in Train Car Identified

OTTAWA – LaSalle County Authorities have released the name of the man found dead at a sand plant in Ottawa.  Friday afternoon, the LaSalle County Coroner’s Office and Sheriff’s  Office responded to the facility at 701 Boyce Memorial Drive to a report of a non-responsive male,

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Tuesday Morning Fire in Earlville

EARLVILLE- A Tuesday morning house fire brought multiple area fire departments into Earlville to battle the blaze.   Before 11 AM departments responded to a fire in the 100 Block of Church Street.   Earlville, Paw Paw, Mendota, Shabbona and Leland Fire Departments began battling the fire, which

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IVCC Student Paper Takes Honors

OGLESBY – For the second straight year, IV Leader, the student newspaper at Illinois Valley Community College, was awarded the Mike Foster Award for General Excellence, the highest award presented, at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association annual spring conference. Sophomore

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