04/24/14 04:06 PM
Contractors for the City of Ottawa will begin a streetscaping project in the 200 block of West Main Street on Monday. Excavating, landscaping, some new sidewalks, and curb replacements will happen on both sides of the street.
04/24/14 04:06 PM
The music lineup for the Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine and Jazz Festival was announced at City Hall Thursday morning. Music Director Kevin Chalfant says their leaning more toward the blues this year.
04/24/14 12:21 PM
A hearing is set for May 29 to determine whether a man serving a life sentence for a 2007 double murder deserves a new sentencing hearing. If Judge H. Chris Ryan agrees, there’ll be a new sentencing hearing the same day for 46-year old Keith Mackowiak.
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.