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Mendota man arrested twice in 24 hours

MENDOTA – A Mendota man was arrested twice within 24 hours on charges of retail theft and burglary. The Mendota police department say that on Friday they were called to investigate a reported retail theft at a grocery store. The following day, 21-year-old Brandon E. Thompson was arrested at the

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Friends of Track ask city for donation

MENDOTA – The Friends of the Track Fund Committee made an appearance at Monday night’s Mendota City Council Meeting. A representative from the committee explained that the Elementary School had just resurfaced the track and that the committee was trying to raise half of the cost in order

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Search Continues for Missing Woman

OTTAWA – A weekend search in and around Starved Rock State Park have yielded no additional clues to the whereabouts of an Ottawa woman who has now been missing a week.  Ottawa detectives, Conservation Police, and area river rescue teams combed the areas around Utica where 45-year-old Tina

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