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Opportunity Zone Designated in Streator

STREATOR – A special tax zone created to spur business has been designated in Streator. Governor Bruce Rauner and Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced that an ‘Opportunity Zone’ could bring new businesses to the city. It would be an area stretching from Otter Creek Street to

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Splash Pad Opens Friday in Streator

STREATOR – The newest addition to Streator City Park opens Friday with a ceremony at 9 AM. The northeast side of the park will now feature ‘Paul’s Pad’, a splash pad named after Paul E. Dieken. The construction was made possible by a donation from the Dieken Family

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Woman Killed Tuesday Identified

STREATOR – The Streator woman who was shot and killed in the 200 block of 9th street has been identified.   According to the LaSalle County Coroners Office 33-year-old Maria M De la Torre was pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital in Streator.   In a statement Wednesday morning,

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Sports Facility Proposed for Princeton

PRINCETON – The Princeton City Council issued a permit to a group to construct an outdoor sports complex in the city Monday night. The proposed outdoor multi-sports complex would be built at Logistics Park on 29 acres, according to Mayor Joel Quiram. It would be designed to host tournaments

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Morris Woman Missing

MORRIS – The Morris Police are attempting to locate 35-year-old Elizabeth Johnson of Morris. Elizabeth was last seen by her family on Monday, May 14 at around 5 am. She is believed to be traveling in a blue 2015 Chevrolet Malibu bearing Illinois license plate R746911. She may possibly be in

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