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Tire Blow Out Injures Motorcyclist

LOSTANT – A motorcyclist was seriously injured when his tire blew out on I-39.  According to State Police, around 3:15 Saturday afternoon, 32 year old Johnny Nidiffer, of Canton, was injured between Tonica and Lostant on I-39.  Police say Nidiffer was riding his 2006 Harley Davidson Ultra

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Rabies found in Leland Bat

OTTAWA – Warm weather brings more activity to bat populations in Illinois, and with that the greater chance of an encounter of one with rabies. Bats are the primary carriers of rabies in Illinois, and a bat from Leland recently tested positive for the disease. The LaSalle County Health

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Skydive Record Attempt This Week

OTTAWA – Skydive Chicago in Ottawa is attempting another world-record Monday. 200 men and women across the globe will gather in Ottawa to jump from 19,000 feet to achieve a new vertical  skydiving record.  According to Skydive Chicago’s director Rook Nelson, in 2015, 164 people

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Woman Arrested After Puppy Theft

SANDWICH – A woman allegedly took a puppy from a parked vehicle in Sandwich Saturday Morning.   According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office a puppy was in a van parked outside of a church on South County Line Road.   The owner of the puppy said the windows were down and the animal

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