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Fatal roll over crash in Bureau

ANNAWAN – A fatal roll over crash was reported in Bureau County early Wednesday morning. According to the Illinois State Police, 24-year-old Jamal R. Rodgers of Chicago had his vehicle parked on the shoulder on I-80 westbound in the area of milepost 39 in Annawan, reportedly to adjust a

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New Years Eve Fire in Peru

PERU – No injuries were reported in a devastating fire that leveled a building in Peru on Monday morning. According to Peru EMS, they were called to the 700 block of Putnam Street in Peru just before 9:00 a.m. for a blazing fire that occurred at Witczak Auto Repair. According to Fire

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County unemployment rates on the rise

OTTAWA – While State unemployment rates remained fairly steady the past few months, county unemployment rates continue to increase according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Currently unemployment statewide is at 4.1 percent, just a tenth of a percent decrease compared to

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