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No Contract in Sight

MENDOTA- In releases Saturday afternoon both sides of the District 289 contract dispute stated that the four hour session at Mendota High School failed.   Teachers walked off the job on October 16th after working without a

Community rally scheduled for Mendota teachers

  MENDOTA – A resolution is underway as negotiations between the Mendota’s Teachers Union and District 289 continued this morning at Mendota’s High School. On Friday, teachers agreed to meet again with district officials to settle labor

Fatal accident at Starved Rock State Park

  UTICA – A fatal accident occurred at Starved Rock State Park, Saturday morning, according to Conservation Police Sergeant Phil Wire. Just after 10 a.m., the Utica Fire Department was called to the Council Overhand at Starved

Aurora man charged in rural Wedron burglary

WEDRON – An Aurora man is charged with residential burglary in rural Wedron. According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, 32-year-old Nichols J. Bower of Aurora was arrested on Wednesday at a residence in Dekalb, after authorities

2019 Regional Champs: Mendota Trojans

  MENDOTA – Mendota Trojans Soccer took the title of 2019 Regional Champions against DePue/Hall High School’s Co-op in Mendota on Friday. DePue/Hall set the tone in the early portion of the first half with a goal

Strike Continues in Mendota

MENDOTA – Talks may happen this weekend, but kids are out of school again today in Mendota as the strike continues in District 289. Both sides are hopeful a return to the table will occur on Saturday