04/14/14 09:09 PM
Gardeners in Ottawa who do really good work this year might find prizes in their yards. Ottawa Is Blooming contest co-chair Melissa Ruvalcaba says organizers will give out the "Golden Trowel".
Besides money to get things planted, Ruvalcaba says the contest effort can always use more volunteers.
04/14/14 04:28 PM
Nine year old Lily Miller of Ottawa made 16 of her 25 free throw attempts at the Elks National Hoop Shoot over the weekend. So did three other girls.
04/14/14 12:41 PM
St. Sen. Sue Rezin invited numerous representatives from communities along the Illinois and Fox rivers to her second floodplain management meeting at Ottawa City Hall Monday. She took note of who didn’t show up.
04/14/14 06:20 AM
The Ottawa High School music department has won again. After the organizational contest over the weekend, the Illinois High School Association posted a 1,026 overall score for OHS.
04/14/14 06:06 AM
Tom Bardwell, First Vice President with Morgan Stanley Investment Management, says he knows first-hand how important it is to prepare for a disaster.
04/12/14 06:06 AM
Steve Conrad, Illinois Valley Building Trades President, says they’re trying to save the building trades program at Ottawa High School. Conrad spoke with WCMY’s Karen Rhodes on The Second Cup Wednesday morning.
04/11/14 12:13 PM
Streator Mayor Jimmie Lansford envisions his community as a regional hub for roads, rail, river, and air traffic to support local industry.
04/11/14 08:45 AM
The Ottawa is Blooming Committee is officially launching Ottawa’s 2014 America in Bloom national contest entry. The event will feature a PowerPoint presentation about the committee’s entry plans, judging dates, and more.
04/11/14 08:28 AM
State lawmakers are considering giving the state more of a say in where wind turbines that generate electricity are located. LaSalle County Board Chairman Jerry Hicks wants to keep the decision local.