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Wednesday House Fire in Oglesby

  OGLESBY – A fire in the 100 block of Claret Knoll Ave significantly damaged a home and an attached garage Wednesday.   Before noon Oglesby fire was called to the scene of a structure fire.   Multiple area departments responded, including Tonica, LaSalle, Peru and Utica.   No

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Splash Field Grand Opening

PERU – The Splash Field opening ceremony was a grand slam at Washington Park Monday evening. City Officials and Morgan Happ, wife of J.A. Happ, cut the ribbon to the handicapped-friendly water park, letting in crowds of eager parents and children. Morgan shared how she and J.A,

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Rainfall Affects Crops in Lasalle County

OTTAWA – In the past few weeks Lasalle County has seen plenty of rain and with some areas that have experienced flooding, more damage will be seen for crops.   According to President of the Lasalle County Farm Bureau, David Isermann, rainfall has delayed processes like spraying

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Body Found Near Utica; Death Not Suspicious

UTICA – The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office and the Coroner are investigating a person found deceased at a business near Utica.    According to the Sheriff’s Department, around 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning they were called to the 3000 block of East 8th Road for a person found dead.   No

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