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Body found in Illinois River

UTICA – Police say a body was discovered in the Illinois River  at Starved Rock State Park on Saturday. According to Conservation Police Sergeant Phillip Wire, kayakers reported what they discovered to be a body near Hidden Canyon on the Illinois River early Saturday afternoon. Wire says

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3 Rescued After Mishap on Illinois River

SPRING VALLEY – The three hunters who were rescued were cold but ok after their boat capsized Saturday on the Illinois River near Spring Valley.   According to Fire Chief Todd Bogatitus no injuries were reported.   Standard Fire and Peru River Rescue assisted on the incident.

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Snowfall sets back harvesting

OTTAWA – A rare October snow that touched down in LaSalle County Wednesday morning is putting harvesting at a halt. Ideally during harvest time dry weather is needed to get heavy machinery across land, but with saturated fields there’s not much farmers can do.    Isermann says

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