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Spring Valley buys old hotel property

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley’s city council voted in favor of purchasing the old Spring Valley Hotel property. On Monday evening, an ordinance was passed authorizing the purchase of real estate located at 226-228 East St. Paul Street. The city agreed to pay Bureau County nearly $1300

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It’s trout season!

The 2019 Illinois Spring Trout Fishing Season opened this weekend at 59 lakes and ponds throughout the state. Local trout fishing is located at the Illinois and Michigan Canal lock 14, Lake Mendota and the Hennepin Canal Parkway. Fishing licenses and Inland Trout Stamps for those interested in

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Two Pontiac men arrested on drug charges

PONTIAC – Two men are in custody after the Pontiac Narcotics Team seized what authorities say was drugs after a search warrant  Friday. According to the Pontiac Police Department around 6:30 pm a warrant executed by the Narcotics Unit in the 900 block of W. Madison Street that resulted in

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