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Deer harvest up from 2021 across Illinois

SPRINGFIELD -– Hunters in Illinois harvested over 52,000 deer during the first weekend of the state’s firearm deer season. According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, LaSalle County hunters took home 427 deer, up from last year. Livingston and Bureau County hunters took

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Health Department honors World AIDS Day

  OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department, in cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is honoring World AIDS Day, a day of solidarity for people around the world who are affected by HIV. While great strides have been made over the four decades since the

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Gas prices show steep decline locally

WASHINGTON — The national average pump price for a gallon of gas dropped 12 cents in the past week. It is the steepest weekly decline since early August, according to the American Automobile Association. Locally, LaSalle County gas prices have dropped significantly, now at $3.78 cents per

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Traffic control measures changed in Utica

UTICA – A new traffic pattern will be implemented at Illinois 178 and Route 6 intersection in Utica beginning Wednesday. The traffic pattern incorporates a four-way stop. All lanes will remain open. The four-way stop is anticipated to last through winter and into the next construction

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