MARSEILLES – The city of Marseilles has been awarded an over $500,00 grant for sidewalk improvements from the Legion North on Rutland Street to 11th and then east on 11th to Medical Clinic. According to Mayor
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is reporting the lowest daily cases of coronavirus since March 2020. The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting Monday 165 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19, including 9 additional deaths.
MENDOTA – A rental box-truck towing a trailer was involved in two collisions Monday in Mendota. Around 1 PM Mendota Fire and Police were called to a motel off of US Route 34 near I-39 for a
OTTAWA – The massive fire at Chemtool Inc. in Rockton Illinois will continue into its second day, but firefighters from North Central Illinois will be helping crews with the task. The Mutal Aid Box Alarm System
MENDOTA – One firefighter was injured and multiple departments were called to the scene around 6 PM after a large pile of pallets and a truck caught fire Monday night. Mendota and Troy Grove Fire Departments
MENDOTA – A loaded firearm was discovered in the lobby of a building in downtown Mendota. A tenant of a building in the 800 block of Main Street discovered the firearm and contacted police on Monday.
PERU – Peru Police have released still images of a video they say may show a vehicle involved in a possible abduction Monday morning. Shortly before 5 AM authorities say a person living near 7th and Plum
OTTAWA – LaSalle County Sheriff Tom Templeton announced his retirement Monday at the LaSalle County Board Meeting. In an emotional statement, he thanked the county for their support over the years. Templeton said his last
ROCKTON, Ill. (AP) — Emergency crews are battling massive fires at a northern Illinois chemical plant that exploded into flames. The Monday morning explosion that sent huge plumes of thick black smoke into the air prompted officials
PERU – A possible abduction occurred in Peru, Illinois Monday morning and authorities are seeking help from the public in locating a possible victim and those involved. Although early in the investigation, Peru Police Chief
MENDOTA – The Mendota FFA chapter were recognized during the 93rd annual Illinois FFA State Convention, winning chapter and group honors. Jack Beetz was recognized for Diversified Crop Production Placement Proficiency in the state and received his
SPRINGFIELD- Authorities warn that blue-green algae blooms may be occurring and it could cause adverse health effects in people and pets. With the temperature of lakes, rivers and streams across the state on the rise, the potential
By SARA BURNETT Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A Latino civil rights organization says in a new federal lawsuit that Illinois Democrats used inadequate data and an opaque process to draw new legislative districts. The Mexican American
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is warning residents to be on alert for multiple texting and emailing scams claiming to be from the Secretary of State’s office seeking personal information to defraud Illinoisans. He
OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department will have COVID-19 vaccines available six days a week by appointment only. They will have the Johnson and Johnson, Moderna and Phizer vaccines available Monday through Saturday. Those residents
OTTAWA – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, announces the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa has reopened to the public. Operating hours are from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.