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Keeping the colors flying in Mendota

MENDOTA- A resident in Mendota who wasn’t able to keep a flag flying now had one back on his flagpole after a neighbor took notice.   On Saturday, Lonny Eisenberg noticed that the home on the corner near 13th Ave did not have a flag raised in the yard as it had in years past.  Eisenberg,

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Pedestrian killed by train in Marseilles

MARSEILLES- A man is dead after being struck by a train in Marseilles Monday.   According to a press release, Marseilles police were called around 12:45 AM to the railroad crossing near South Main.  CSX Railroad notified them of a subject who had been struck.   The name of the deceased has not

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IVCC to offer select free online courses

OGLESBY- Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education and Business Services Department is offering 10 free online personal and professional development classes through June 30. “This is a tremendous opportunity for anyone unemployed and needing to upgrade their skills and also

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