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Streator Resident Victim of Phony Check Scam

STREATOR – A Streator resident fell victim to a phony check scam this past week according to the Streator Police Department. Wednesday a resident told police that they had received a check in the mail with a request to cash it and return to the sender gift cards. The victim did so, however,

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Late Deer Season to Combat CWD in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – A late winter antler-less only deer season will kick off next week in parts of Illinois. The Department of Natural Resources has opened up another weekend to help combat Chronic Wasting Disease in the deer population. Area counties that will have permits available include

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New Illinois Assembly Sworn In

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Sue Rezin (pictured) and State Representative Lance Yednock were sworn into office Wednesday at the Statehouse during the Illinois Senate Inauguration. Rezin, a Republican will begin her third term in the 38th District after winning 60 percent of votes against

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Lee County Sheriff Warns of Fraud Callers

DIXON – Complaints have come in to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office from residents who are receiving calls from individuals impersonating government officials demanding money.  Sheriff John Simonton issued a warning Tuesday that a number of complaints have been taken from residents

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