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Crane crossing in Streator Wednesday

STREATOR – Beginning Wednesday, County Highway 40 on North 13th Road between East 24th Road and East 25th Road in Streator will be closed. The road will shut down between the hours of noon and 4 p.m. for crane crossing for the Otter Creek Wind Farm. Locals are urged to seek alternative

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Walnut man killed in grain bin accident

  OHIO – Multiple fire departments from LaSalle and Bureau County were called on Monday afternoon for a man who fell into a grain bin in Ohio. According to Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff, 57-year-old La Verne Molln of Walnut, died at his family farm after being trapped inside of

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Lee County Driver Airlifted After Crash

AMBOY – An Amboy man was airlifted to a Rockford hospital after a two vehicle crash Monday morning in rural Lee County.   The Lee County Sheriff’s Office say that around 11 AM they were called to a collision on Route 26 near Ackert Road.  They say an SUV driven by 32-year-old Brian

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Peru Public Pool Proposal Pondered

PERU – Peru aldermen voted to go forward with an agreement with Counsilman-Hunsaker & Associates to start a feasibility study for a public pool in Peru. The study would look at the cost of both construction and operation of a pool in Peru. Members of the community expressed their desire

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