Local Headlines

No Contract in Sight

MENDOTA- In releases Saturday afternoon both sides of the District 289 contract dispute stated that the four hour session at Mendota High School failed.   Teachers walked off the job on October 16th after working without a contract since August.   Proposals were presented by both sides,

Continue Reading »

Fatal accident at Starved Rock State Park

  UTICA – A fatal accident occurred at Starved Rock State Park, Saturday morning, according to Conservation Police Sergeant Phil Wire. Just after 10 a.m., the Utica Fire Department was called to the Council Overhand at Starved Rock State Park for a subject who allegedly fell 40 feet

Continue Reading »

Aurora man charged in rural Wedron burglary

WEDRON – An Aurora man is charged with residential burglary in rural Wedron. According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, 32-year-old Nichols J. Bower of Aurora was arrested on Wednesday at a residence in Dekalb, after authorities received tips from a Facebook post regarding the

Continue Reading »