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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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IVCC to Propose Tuition Increase

OGLESBY – A $3 per credit hour tuition increase may be coming to Illinois Valley Community College starting this summer. According to IVCC President Jerry Corcoran, even with the increase, the school will be below the state average for community colleges. The increase is expected to

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Area Unemployment Lowest Since 2006

OTTAWA – Area unemployment rates were down to close out 2017 according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security to lowest rates since 2006. Livingston County remains the lowest with just 4.0%, followed by Putnam at 4.7%. LaSalle County dropped to 5.5% unemployment and Bureau County

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