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Regional Spelling Bee This Weekend

OTTAWA – The LaSalle, Marshall & Putnam Regional Spelling Bee will be held on Saturday at the Ottawa Township High School Auditorium at 9:00 AM. The 58th Annual Spelling Bee is open to the public and admission is free. Thirty eight school district winners will be competing for the

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Five Welding Scholarships Donated to IVCC

OGLESBY – Enbridge recently made another $5,000 donation to the Illinois Valley Community College Foundation for five $1,000 welding scholarships for students who live along the pipeline and have an interest in working in the oil and gas pipeline industry. Full- or part-time second-year

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Streator Woman Arrested on Heroin Charge

STREATOR – The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 22-year-old Streator woman on a heroin charge. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team made a controlled purchase of alleged heroin in the 800 block of Monroe St in Streator from Janessa L Phillips. She was taken

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