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Lunar Eclipse this evening

CHICAGO – If the skies are clear, a dazzling lunar eclipse is set to entertain those staying up late tonight across the Midwest. Around 9:30 PM the earths shadow will begin to slide across the moon, and

IVCC students compete at national ag conference

  OGLESBY – The Illinois Valley Community College Ag program competed at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture student judging conference recently. Students Rilan Rosengren of Ottawa and Madeline-Rose Mudge of LaSalle competed in ag

May is Childhood Drowning Prevention Month

CHICAGO – Governor Pritzker has proclaimed May Childhood Drowning Prevention Month in Illinois, which serves as a good time to remind parents of the importance of constantly supervising children when they are in or near water to

Ottawa woman charged after TRI-dent investigation

STREATOR – An Ottawa woman is facing drug charges after an investigation into methamphetamine distribution.  The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team on Wednesday, along with the Streator Police Department, conducted a buy bust operation near the 1400

Marte has 3 hits to lift Diamondbacks over Cubs 4-3

By JOHN MARSHALL AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte had three hits and drove in a run, Zach Davies pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3. Marte

New Illinois highway map released

SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the release of the new Illinois Official Highway Map. The map includes route updates as well as a new feature that shows mileage between towns and marked route junctions

New Illinois highway map released

SPRINGFIELD –The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced the release of the new Illinois Official Highway Map. The map includes route updates as well as a new feature that shows mileage between towns and marked route junctions

OSF Saint Paul names Conkey Award Winner

  MENDOTA – The 41st Annual Conkey Family Award winner was announcedlast week at OSF HealthCare Saint Paul Medical Center in Mendota as part of National Health Care Week. Joni Zinke, an administrative assistant in the medical/surgical

IVCC and Oglesby partner for campus security

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College will enhance campus security by contracting with Oglesby for a full-time police officer. At the May IVCC board meeting Thursday night, trustees approved spending $70,624 in fiscal 2023 and $72,068 in

IVCC commencement set for Saturday

OGLESBY – About 200 graduates are expected to participate in Illinois Valley Community College’s 56th annual commencement at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the college gymnasium. IVCC alumnus Dr. Holly Novak will deliver the keynote address. A 1974