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Proposal to Increase LaSalle Tax Levy by 15%

LASALLE – The city of LaSalle is going to increase spending in police pensions by 21.5% according to Monday night’s City Council Meeting. Finance Director John Duncan discussed a proposed real estate tax levy increase during a public hearing, explaining that the $1,270,000 going towards

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Man Gets Run Over in his Driveway by Semi

STERLING – A man died after being run over by a semi-truck in his driveway on Monday in rural Steward. According to Illinois State Police, they responded to a resident on 1500 IL Route 251 in rural Steward after a report a person had been run over. According to Authorities, 54 year old

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Kane County Woman Bites Off Man’s Ear

AURORA- A 59-year-old woman from Aurora is facing felony domestic battery charges after allegedly biting off an ear during a dispute.   According to the Kane County State’s Attorney Office Nelida Mendoza was taken into custody Sunday.   Authorities with the Aurora Police Department say the

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New Police Chief For Mendota

MENDOTA- The Mendota City Council chose a new Police Chief at the Monday night meeting.   It was announced that Lt. Greg Kellen will be the new head of the department beginning next month.   Current Chief Thomas L. Smith is ending his 21 year career as head of the force and retiring in February

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A Micro Food Pantry is Coming to Earlville!

EARLVILLE – A micro food pantry is making its way to Earlville on Tuesday! Jeff Eberhard, the creator of over 30 micro food pantries across, LaSalle, Grundy Will and Cook county, will be placing his 38th micro food pantry at 9 a.m. in front of city hall in Earlville. Eberhard says its

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