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Ottawa Secretary of State Office to Close

OTTAWA – Saturday will be the last day the Secretary of State office in Ottawa will be open.  In a news release on Tuesday they say that due to the lease not being renewed on the property they will close permanently.    Other nearby locations in LaSalle, Streator, Mendota and Morris will

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Engineers Explain Electrical Enhancements

PERU – Aldermen at Peru City Council discussed potential plans regarding the Water Street electrical substation at Monday night’s meeting. Representatives from BHMG Engineers spoke to the council about the need for an update at the current substation, which is located in a flood prone

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Extensive Damage to Home After Sunday Fire

STREATOR – A home suffered what authorities called extensive damage Sunday night in Streator.   After 9 PM the Streator Fire Department was called to the 1100 block of Arthur Street for a reporter structure fire.  It took only 2 hours for crews to fully extinguish the blaze, which had

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