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Pro choice activists rally in Ottawa

OTTAWA – Local pro choice activists are protesting in downtown Ottawa, in response to state legislations that prohibits abortions after detectable heartbeats. The “Stand with Planned Parenthood” group rallied around Washington Square Park Wednesday evening, and will continue

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Little Free Libraries Opened in Peru

PERU – Students in Peru will have access to books with the addition of two new Little Free Libraries at Northview School. Two little library stands were opened on Thursday morning, with a ribbon cutting ceremony by Principal Sara McDonald and Northview Librarian Mrs. Sandy Spelich. Students

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Town Tasked to Tidy Trash

LASALLE – The LaSalle City Council would like to remind residents to properly package any garbage in preparation for garbage collection. On windy days, garbage is blown out of the garbage bins and into the streets and other yards during collection when it is not properly packaged. Properly

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Resource Officer for Mendota HS sworn in

  MENDOTA – A new resource officer for Mendota High School was sworn in at a city council meeting, Monday. Officer Officer Chad Hochstatter was sworn in as the newest member of the Mendota Police Department.  Hochstatter will enter Mendota Township High School this fall. This

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