01/24/15 07:41 AM
William J. Milian was sentenced to 22 years in prison for attempting to murder his girlfriend with a sword back in July.
01/24/15 04:32 AM
Fire losses in Ottawa last year amounted to $352,595. That varies a lot from year to year. The 2013 total was just $229,240, but 2012 damages added up to more than $1 million.
01/23/15 02:06 PM
Bald Eagle Watch Weekend is this weekend. Natural Resource Coordinator, Jolyn Wise, says there’s more than just eagle watching going on at Starved Rock State Park.
01/23/15 09:04 AM
In the 1990s, the Ottawa City Council raised and lowered the number of liquor licenses one at a time every time there was a request for a new one or an old one got turned in. Council members these days don’t think that’s an efficient way of handling things.
01/22/15 02:06 PM
A Servant’s Heart is moving its community kitchen. Free lunches will be served at a new location starting Monday, January 26.
01/22/15 10:22 AM
The Ottawa Fire Department has worn out the ambulance it uses for non-emergency medical transfers.
01/22/15 06:06 AM
Public Safety Commissioner Jim Hollenbeck says no trailers, boats or snowmobiles will be allowed to park on any street, alley, city parking lot or other city property.
01/21/15 04:06 PM
Jefferson Elementary School Principal Dan Burkart’s resignation will be effective at the end of this school year.
01/21/15 09:17 AM
This year’s Two Rivers Jazz and Wine Festival will feature a few beers. Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach says craft brews are increasingly popular.