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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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Oreo-maker moving headquarters

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Oreo-maker Mondelez International Inc. is moving its headquarters from a Chicago suburb into the city. The snack producer announced Tuesday it would move about 400 jobs from Deerfield into Chicago’s Fulton Market neighborhood. Mondelez says it signed a 15-year lease

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Semi truck trailer accident in LaSalle

LASALLE – A two semi truck trailer accident occurred in LaSalle on Tuesday. According to Illinois State Police, they the LaSalle Police Department, LaSalle Fire Department, Utica Fire and EMS as well as the Illinois Department of Transportation all assisted in a semi truck trailer accident

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Two vehicle accident in Peru

PERU – A two vehicle accident occurred in Peru on Monday. Peru EMS was called to Il. Route 251 and Unytite Drive for a two vehicle accident just before 6 p.m. Peru Police could not give any information at the scene of the incident. No injuries were reported. The incident remains under

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