04/23/14 02:29 PM
Volunteers and a few paid city workers cleaned up and spread mulch in the downtown Ottawa streetscape areas along LaSalle St. Wednesday.
04/23/14 12:25 PM
Some local Republicans are upset about what they call a Tea Party takeover of the LaSalle County Republican Party.
04/23/14 11:43 AM
The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office got a call about a man pinned underneath a door, but when the ambulance and deputies got there, 59-year old Steven A. Lehr was already dead.
04/23/14 09:08 AM
A driving under the influence charge against a Serena woman is likely to be upgraded because another driver died in a crash she was involved in.
04/22/14 02:34 PM
Ottawa Police talked a man down from jumping off the Veterans Memorial Bridge Tuesday afternoon. The man sat on the ledge of the bridge for about a half hour before officers were able to get him down.
04/22/14 12:18 PM
If you have some junk electric appliances to get rid of, you probably can at a free electronics drop-off this weekend.
04/22/14 11:57 AM
Chicago Artist John Adduci is making a 14-foot tall stainless steel sculpture in front of Illinois Valley Community College’s Peter Miller Community Technology Center. The piece of art will look like a universal on/off switch and will be a working sundial too.
04/22/14 06:06 AM
Rocky Raikes of Marseilles has been the LaSalle County Democratic Party Chairman since 2000.
04/21/14 04:06 PM
Ottawa Elementary Schools got over $1,484 and Ottawa High School got $1,068 to buy books, CDs, DVDs, or to improve technology with new computers or better Wi-Fi connectivity.