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Plan Commission sets rules for Facade Grant Program in Streator

STREATOR – Pretty soon there could be rules included in Streator’s Facade Grant Program. Every year businesses in Streator apply for the grant, some twice. City Manager David Plyman says its a good problem to have, but structure is needed. He and plan commission came up with a few

Illinois First State to Test for Novel Coronavirus

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health is now able to conduct testing for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV). Illinois is the first state to be able to do in-state testing. According to the IDPH, once specimens from individuals are received at the Chicago IDPH laboratory, test

Person identified in crash on I-80

  UTICA – A LaSalle woman was identified as the victim in the Tuesday fatal accident on I-80. According to the Solon-Telford Funeral 辽宁体彩网, 32-year-old Chelsea B. Davis of LaSalle, formerly of Streator, passed away as a result of a multi-vehicle crash near Utica. According to the Illinois

Plainfield Fire Dept rescue dog that had fallen through ice

  PLAINFIELD – A German Shepherd named Maverick is recovering after falling through the ice on a frozen pond in Will County Tuesday. The Plainfield Fire Department say they were called around 7 AM to rescue the 10-month-old dog near Drauden Road and Catherine Drive in the Fond Du

Plan commission gives green light for council to pass greenhouse

STREATOR – Streator’s Plan Commission is recommending that council allow a family operated medical marijuana company to grow on the city’s west side. Tuesday night before plan commission, Llerem LLC Co-CEO Paul Magelli discussed the ins and outs of the potential grow house that would

Western Illinois University to offer cannabis-growing minor

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The art of growing cannabis will become a minor subject at Western Illinois University in the fall. The university’s school of agriculture in Macomb is acting on interest officials expressed in such a class before adult-use marijuana became legal in January. The minor in