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COVID-19 death averages down by nearly 90%

OTTAWA – COVID-19 case and death averages are dwindling weekly in LaSalle County. According to the LaSalle County Health Department and Studstill Media data, in just two weeks, 7-day Coronavirus case averages have dropped by 44% and 7-day fatality averages are down by 86%. As of Friday,

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TBM Avengers take flight Friday night

  PERU – The TBM Avengers reunion takes flight on Friday into Saturday in Peru at the Illinois Valley Regional Airport. A group of four WW2 era T-6 aircraft will kick off the commemorative weekend with a Friday night air show along with live music and food. On Saturday, the TBM

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Two drug busts in Ottawa this week

OTTAWA – Two people were taken into custody in Ottawa on drug charges this week. According to the Ottawa Police Department, 38-year-old Douglas C. Brue of Ottawa was charged with possession of purported heroin after police officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the 2700 block of

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