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$100,000 Bond Set Friday for Mendota Man

OTTAWA – A man accused of a number of smash and grab burglaries around downtown Mendota has had his bond set at $100,000.  The Mendota Police Department say 54-year-old Craig J. Hynes allegedly broke windows of multiple businesses over the last few weeks and took various items.   He is

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Road work in Peru resumes Thursday

  PERU –  Seal coating on Illinois 251 through Peru will resume on Thursday. The surfacing will take place from Midtown Road to I-80. This will affect intersections at Midtown Road, Wenzel Road, 38th Street and south I-80 ramps. During construction northbound and southbound lane

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