12/24/14 12:06 PM
Former building trades teacher at Ottawa High School, Dave Keely, is running for a spot on the school board. Incumbents Bill Byczynski and Vice President Karen Fisher will run again too.
12/24/14 03:58 AM
It seems natural: you start college in the fall. Illinois Valley Community College Dean of Workforce Development Sue Isermann says there’s nothing wrong with starting in the spring.
12/23/14 04:06 PM
State Sen. Sue Rezin says she’s hopeful that 2015 will be a good year for Illinois. The Morris Republican says she’s been down in Springfield when one party was in control of everything and it was very frustrating.
12/23/14 12:06 PM
Monday was the last day to file nominating petitions to run for a seat on the Ottawa and Marseilles city councils.
12/23/14 06:06 AM
Two gold coins and two silver coins have been dropped in the Ottawa Salvation Army’s red kettles this month.
12/22/14 04:06 PM
The ice skating rink in Marseilles is ready to go. But, Mayor Patti Smith says they need more water and freezing temperatures.
12/22/14 12:06 PM
Confusion around a new eavesdropping law sent to Governor Quinn actually seeks to strike a balance between protecting individual’s privacy and ensuring public accountability of police and other public officials.
12/22/14 03:41 AM
Today’s the last day for people to file their petitions to run for most city council seats up for election in April. One person who won’t be filing is Ottawa City Commissioner Dale Baxter.
12/21/14 04:47 AM
The next big improvement at Illinois Valley Community College will cost $1.7 million.