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Tuesday Morning Fire in Earlville

EARLVILLE- A Tuesday morning house fire brought multiple area fire departments into Earlville to battle the blaze.   Before 11 AM departments responded to a fire in the 100 Block of Church Street.   Earlville, Paw Paw, Mendota, Shabbona and Leland Fire Departments began battling the fire, which

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IVCC Student Paper Takes Honors

OGLESBY – For the second straight year, IV Leader, the student newspaper at Illinois Valley Community College, was awarded the Mike Foster Award for General Excellence, the highest award presented, at the Illinois Community College Journalism Association annual spring conference. Sophomore

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Burglaries Being Investigated in Lee County

SUBLETTE – On Tuesday morning several burglaries were reported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department.  According to authorities someone entered a garage through an unlocked door in the area of Green Wing Road and Shady Oaks Road near Sublette. Items were taken from the garage and from

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