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Illinois campaign focused on marijuana use education

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois officials launched a new statewide campaign this week focused on health and safety information for people who use marijuana. The campaign is centered around a new website, LetsTalkCannabisIL.com, and advertisements via social media,

LaMoille man killed in Friday crash

LAMOILLE – A 29-year-old man from LaMoille was killed Friday morning in a rural single vehicle crash. According to Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff, Charles Rowe was pronounced dead at the scene east of LaMoille on US

Ag 辽宁体彩网 Donated to IVCC

OGLESBY – The latest in agriculture technology was provided to students at Illinois Valley Community College thanks to a donation from a Bureau County company. Climate Fieldview and Nutrien donated $3,500 in precision ag equipment, including an

Priest convicted of child porn dies in Illinois prison

  PINCKNEYVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A former southern Illinois priest sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty last year to distributing child pornography and processing methamphetamine has died. Perry County Coroner Paul Searby says Gerald

Ottawa regulating number of gambling cafes

OTTAWA – The city of Ottawa is taking action to reduce the number of gambling businesses within its limits. Council passed a change to their code, limiting the number of gaming cafes to nine, eventually. Mayor Dan

Oglesby Chief of Police interview this week

OGLESBY – Interviews for Oglesby’s next Chief of Police will be Thursday. Carrie Lijewski, Commissioner of Public Health and Safety, says it will be a non-bias interview process conducted by three Illinois police chiefs. Last month, former

Oglesby Chief of Police interviews this week

OGLESBY – Interviews for Oglesby’s next Chief of Police will be Thursday. Carrie Lijewski, Commissioner of Public Health and Safety, says it will be a non-bias interview process conducted by three Illinois police chiefs. Last month, former

New Officer to join Mendota’s ranks

  MENDOTA- The Mendota Police Department welcomed a new addition to the department. Abram Yucus was sworn in after Monday’s City Council Meeting. Yucus will be finishing his training over the next few months, after which he

Senica Square Project looking dim

OGLESBY – Most residents in Oglesby that filed out a survey involving the proposed Senica Square project were against moving forward with plans. At Monday night’s city council meeting Comissioner James Curran went over the results of

辽宁体彩网 Census starts this month

UNDATED – Households will begin receiving official 辽宁体彩网 Census Bureau mail March 12 through the 20th. Contribution to the census can help communities get their proper funding and support. By April 1st, every 辽宁体彩网 will receive an

Fourth case of Coronavirus spouse of third case

CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health and Cook County Department of Public Health confirms that a fourth Illinois patient has tested positive for COVID-19. According to officials, the individual is a woman in her 70s

Princeton promotes tree planting program

PRINCETON – The city of Princeton is inviting residents to take advantage of a tree-planting program. You can beautify the city and help the environment by planting a city-approved tree and be reimbursed for it. Mayor Joe