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No injuries in DePue house fire

DEPUE – No injuries were reported in a house fire with occupants in Depue on Thursday. According to Depue Fire Chief Steven Rauh, they were called shortly before 2 p.m. for a call of a fire reported in an upstairs bedroom of a house located in the 100 block of East 4th Street. Rauh says

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Dana, Longpoint, Ancona under boil order

STREATOR – The village of Dana, Longpoint and Ancona are under a boil order, according to Illinois American Water. The community’s distribution system experienced a drop in water pressure below 20psi threshold. Streator’s fire department says a water main break caused water pressure to

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Sewer repairs begin in Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY –  Sewer repairs in Spring Valley begin on Thursday. The Illinois Department of Transportation will repair the sewer line on U.S Route 6 after patchwork is completed for the resurfacing project. The city approved a contractor at Monday night’s council meeting for just

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LaSalle Aldermen discuss garbage complaints

LASALLE – LaSalle City Councilmen discussed residents’ complaints with garbage collection at Monday night’s city council meeting. Jim Pozzi, of Republic Services, represented the waste removal service and explained to residents and aldermen that many residents call the city to complain

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