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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding Over Weekend

OTTAWA – Heavy rains that began on Friday caused roads to wash out and flash flooding throughout North Central Illinois. The Illinois River rose out of it’s banks flooding the lower lots of Starved Rock State Park and North 3450th Road near Wedron had a portion of it wash out. The

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Illinois Wesleyan reports dip in enrollment

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Wesleyan University says its enrollment is down slightly this fall compared to a year ago. Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Greg King said that the drop from 1,693 to 1,636 students was expected. He says the total number of students is within

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