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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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Illinois Rail Safety Week Begins Sunday

STERLING – Illinois Rail Safety Week begins Sunday and runs through September 29th. Area law enforcement will be promoting rail safety awareness and education to prevent injuries and fatalities. Additional enforcement of laws associated with crossings and railroad property will take place

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Ag Day Coming Wednesday at IVCC

OGLESBY – The Illinois Valley Community College agriculture program, in partnership with University of Illinois Extension, will conduct an ag research field day at the research plot along the west side of Orlando Smith Road from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. The field day, which will

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Hall High School Stadium Due For Upgrades

SPRING VALLEY – Hall High School’s Stadium could be getting wiring upgrades in the future. Superintendant Jesse Brandt told the school board Wednesday that wiring, lighting and sound system upgrades will eventually have to happen. The suggestions were made after they experienced an

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