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Stabbing in Princeton on Thursday

  PRINCETON – The victim of a stabbing on Thursday in Princeton was airlifted to a Peoria Hospital and one man was arrested. Princeton Police say that they were called to Perry Memorial Hospital after the victim arrived. During the investigation, they determined that the person was

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Unemployment rates steady this month

  OTTAWA – Local unemployment rates have remained fairly steady after a significant decrease in May. According to local unemployment averages for June by the Illinois Department of Employment and Security, statewide numbers made a slight decrease, now at 4.3% of persons unemployed

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Farmers at mercy of the weather

OTTAWA – North central Illinois Farmers are in survival mode as they continue to play catch-up with their corn crops. LaSalle County’s Farm Bureau President David Isermann says the recent heat wave has helped dry up surfaces, but when it comes to underground conditions, he believes it

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