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Thornton Park Project begins this summer

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa’s Thornton Park project is slated to begin this summer. The master plan for the park includes upgrades like a splash pad and remodeling the tennis and pickle ball courts. Recently, the city was awarded a $300,000 grant with the Illinois Department of

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Thornton Park Project begins this summer

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa’s Thornton Park project is slated to begin this summer. The master plan for the park includes upgrades like a splash pad and remodeling the tennis and pickleball courts. Recently, the city was awarded a $300,000 grant with the Illinois Department of Natural

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LaMoille man killed in Friday crash

LAMOILLE – A 29-year-old man from LaMoille was killed Friday morning in a rural single vehicle crash.  According to Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff, Charles Rowe was pronounced dead at the scene east of LaMoille on US Route 34.  The cause of the crash is still under investigation. 

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Ag Equipment Donated to IVCC

OGLESBY – The latest in agriculture technology was provided to students at Illinois Valley Community College thanks to a donation from a Bureau County company. Climate Fieldview and Nutrien donated $3,500 in precision ag equipment, including an Apple iPad, wiring harness, and Climate

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