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Deer Disease in Putnam County

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources received reports of Edizootic Hemorrhagic Disease in white tail deer. So far over 50 suspected cases were reported to the IDNR. The disease appeared at low to moderate levels in counties on or near the Illinois River, including

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Storms Cause Damage in Mendota

MENDOTA- Ed and Debbie Creager were in the living room when they heard the tremendous crash of most of a tree collapsing onto their home Tuesday night.   Their initial fears grew when they realized the tree had come through the ceiling of the dining room, just feet away from where their

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Oglesby Woman Killed in Motorcycle Crash

PRINCETON – A Sunday afternoon collision between a motorcycle and a vehicle has taken the life of a woman and left one man injured. In a release by the Princeton Police Department, they state that around 4:15 p.m. they were called to the intersection of Main and Peru Street where they found

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Utica Officer Struck By Vehicle Monday Night

UTICA – A Utica Police Officer was struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop Monday night. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office reports that around 9:45 p.m. an officer for the village of Utica was near the intersection of US 178 and US RT6 when he was struck. The officer and

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Rotary Park Expansion Proposed

LASALLE – The city of LaSalle approved a petition to apply for a grant to expand Rotary Park through the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  The Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development Program is a state-financed grant program that provides funding assistance to local

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