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2019 Polar Plunge a Success at Lake Mendota

MENDOTA – The crowd was energetic as over 250 participants braved the icy waters of Lake Mendota to raise money for Special Olympics of Illinois.   Teams adorned costumes and jumped in groups into the water, which was around 28 degrees.   The weather wasn’t that much better, as the

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Body discovered near Fox River

YORKVILLE – A body was discovered near the Fox River, after kayakers came upon what they believed was a dead body in the river. According to Kendall County Sheriffs on Friday after 5 p.m.  a deceased individual was allegedly located near the Fox River. Authorities are working with the

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Peru Library seeking trustee

PERU – Due to a recent trustee move, the Peru Public Library District has a vacant board seat to fill. The library board is seeking someone who loves libraries to assist with advocacy, local partnerships, policy development, and financial management. The board appoints someone to fill the

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