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IVCC Barn Demolished

OGLESBY – The large white barn, a building south of Illinois Valley Community College, is no more. Demolition began this week to remove the structure. The barn, believed to have been constructed in the 1940s, was the centerpiece of the Segaert Farm that dates back to 1905. The college

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Vote Delayed On LaSalle Cement Annex Question

LASALLE- The LaSalle City Council decided to reconvene Wednesday at 5pmafter Monday night’s meeting. After a presentation by Illinois Cement regarding the annexation and rezoning near Dimmick, the city council members then heard concerned residents give their opinion on whether or not council

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Urgent Need for Blood Donations Continue

ILLINOIS – The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donors to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. According to the Red Cross, blood donations often decline during the holidays, along with severe winter weather causing blood

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Mendota 7th Grader Passes Away Suddenly

LASALLE – A child has died after collapsing at a basketball game Saturday in LaSalle.   Around 3:15 p.m. LaSalle EMS were called to Lincoln Junior High for the report of a child having a seizure.   The student was playing basketball for Mendota’s Holy Cross in a 7th grade tournament.  

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“Mamma Mia!” Auditions at IVCC

 OGLESBY – Auditions for the Illinois Valley Community College theatre department’s spring 2019 production of “Mamma Mia!” will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 and 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre. Callbacks will be Tuesday, Dec. 11. Auditions are

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