Lee County School Bus Driver Arrested For Alleged DUI

DIXON – A Lee County man was arrested for allegedly driving a school bus while intoxicated, according to the Dixon Police Department.   They say that the Illinois Central School Bus Company contacted them about an incident

Ogle County Man Killed in Grain Bin Moving Mishap

KIRKLAND – An Ogle County man is dead after an incident in rural Kirkland involving a boom lift and power lines.   The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office reports that Tuesday afternoon they were called to Old State

Public hearing tonight for Peru Mall

PERU – A public hearing is scheduled for Peru Mall’s redevelopment plans. At 6 p.m., the public is welcome to learn more and give their opinions about the city’s plans for Peru Mall and adoption of the

Farmers may not catch a break to plant corn this week

OTTAWA – Local farmers that haven’t planted corn may not get their chance on what’s forecast to be yet another week of unfit weather. The National Weather Service predicts showers and thunderstorms into Thursday, delaying efforts to put corn in the

Spring Valley PD warns of social security card scams

SPRING VALLEY – Spring Valley’s Police Department received numerous calls regarding social security card scams. Authorities say, persons receiving the calls are asked to verify social security card information and that the police were investigating them for criminal

Suspicious Fire Investigation Continues

MENDOTA – The investigation continues into the fire on May 26th in the 700 block of Illinois Avenue. Mendota Police Chief Greg Kellen said that they have reviewed what surveillance footage they have and interviewed many who

Early Tuesday Fire at Peru Dairy Queen

PERU – An early morning fire Tuesday filled the Peru Dairy Queen with smoke. Authorities were called around 4:20 AM to the restaurant on the north side of Peru and multiple agencies responded to battle the fire.