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Details Scant in Reported Wedron Robbery

WEDRON – An armed robbery was reported in Wedron on Tuesday. According to LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, they were called after 9 p.m. for an armed robbery at a home in the 200 block of North 3372nd Road. According to deputies, they arrived at the scene and spoke to two male victims in

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Lee County K-9 Retires

DIXON – An officer who has served Lee County retired Wednesday, after working diligently on all four feet since 2011.   K-9 Officer Pepper will be spending his days now with his handler and now new owners family after seven years on patrol.   Lee County Sheriff John Simonton said that

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Job Fair in LaSalle at Veterans Home

LASALLE – A Job Fair hosted by the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the Illinois Department of Employment Security, and Illinois Department of Revenue will be taking place on Thursday. Veterans are encouraged to register starting at 10 a.m. at the Illinois Veterans’

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Food For Fines Returns to Area Libraries

SPRING VALLEY – Libraries across LaSalle, Putnam and Grundy County are taking in food donations in exchange for library fines. This is the ninth year area libraries have cooperated benefiting food pantries and forgiving fines through the annual Food for Fines programs. The libraries will

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