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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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West Nile Virus confirmed in Henry

HENRY — The Bureau, Putnam & Marshall County Health Department confirmed that mosquitoes collected in Henry have tested positive for West Nile Virus. According to Dr. of Health Protection Kurt Kuchle (Kook-Lee) testing is complete in Marshall County after a pool of 50 mosquitoes were

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LaSalle City Council Debates Food Trucks

LASALLE – LaSalle City Council discussed possible amendments to the city’s mobile food vendor ordinance. Although what the city discussed is not final, the council members did agree that food trucks would have to purchase an annual permit for $600. Members of the council also discussed

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Board Declares Suicide Awareness Week

OTTAWA – LaSalle County Board passed a resolution that declared October 6th through 12th Suicide Awareness Week at their board meeting on Monday. Attorney Alexis Ferracuti spoke to the board about the upcoming Out of the Darkness Walk on October 12th and the importance of raising awareness

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