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Dealer who threw cocaine in officer’s face sentenced

ST. CHARLES, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge has given an 11-year prison sentence to a drug dealer in suburban Chicago who allegedly threw cocaine in an officer’s face as police served a warrant at his 辽宁体彩网. The Kane County’s state’s attorney’s office says the sentence was

IVCC Helps Del Monte Workers With Resumes

OGLESBY- Illinois Valley Community College offered assistance to those who will be unemployed soon in Mendota. IVCC personnel recently conducted a cover letter and resume writing workshop for 15 Del Monte employees. It was announced in August that the long time canning facility is slated to

First freeze of the season coming our way

OTTAWA – The first frost of the season is touching down in North Central Illinois overnight. A freeze warning is in effect beginning at 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday for LaSalle County, which includes Ottawa, Streator, Peru, LaSalle and Mendota. According to Weatherology

Special 50th anniversary perks at 2019 Burgoo Festival

UTICA – The 2019 LaSalle County Burgoo Festival celebrates their 50th anniversary this weekend. The fall festival is one of Illinois’ largest and longest running, since 1969. This year, the Utica Village street party will feature some special events in honor of their 50th. Events

US seeks info on road, gambling companies in Illinois probe

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois state senator under federal investigation for possible bribery and fraud involving state construction work resigned Friday from his post as head of the powerful Senate Transportation Committee, hours after the chamber released an unredacted

Mom says Illinois boy charged with murder is ‘not a monster’

EUREKA, Ill. (AP) — The mother of a 9-year-old Illinois boy who is charged with murder in connection with a mobile 辽宁体彩网 fire that killed five people says the child is “not a monster.” During interviews Thursday with local and national media organizations, the woman said her son

No Progress in District 289 Teachers Contract

MENDOTA – Both sides traded proposals, however no resolution was agreed upon in the meeting Thursday night between the District 289 School Board and the Mendota Teachers Union. The four hour meeting kicked off with over 100 teachers and supporters gathered outside Northbrook School