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Streator gets greener with street lights

STREATOR – ComEd is helping Streator go green with an LED streetlight program. Spokesman Jeff Hetrick with ComEd says the goal of the program is to switch out all of the high pressure sodium and mercury vapor streetlights with LED lights. He reported they have replaced nearly half of the

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2019 Polar Plunge a Success at Lake Mendota

MENDOTA – The crowd was energetic as over 250 participants braved the icy waters of Lake Mendota to raise money for Special Olympics of Illinois.   Teams adorned costumes and jumped in groups into the water, which was around 28 degrees.   The weather wasn’t that much better, as the

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Body discovered near Fox River

YORKVILLE – A body was discovered near the Fox River, after kayakers came upon what they believed was a dead body in the river. According to Kendall County Sheriffs on Friday after 5 p.m.  a deceased individual was allegedly located near the Fox River. Authorities are working with the

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