05/06/15 01:00 PM
Hundreds of cell phones were dropped off at the recycling event in Ottawa Saturday.
05/06/15 11:38 AM
The Ottawa Township High School Board will search for the best candidate for the job of superintendent. After spending nearly two hours in closed session Wednesday morning, board president Tim Creedon explained the process of filling the job.
05/06/15 07:30 AM
The Ottawa City Council passed a prevailing wage ordinance Tuesday night. That’s normally a routine matter once a year and doesn’t get any attention.
05/06/15 07:27 AM
Melissa Olivero of Peru was reelected chair of the Illinois Valley Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday night.
05/05/15 05:11 PM
Richard "Merch" Felton and Jeremy Wade were involved in the home invasion and burglary of the now 94-year old Ottawa woman who was tied to her bed while her home was ransacked back in the summer of 2013. Wade says Felton shot him so he couldn't talk to police.
05/05/15 08:47 AM
If you have some gently used appliances or clothing to get rid of, PADS will take them.
05/04/15 10:36 PM
In a unanimous vote, Mark Fisher was elected the new president of the Ottawa Elementary School Board last night. Mary Ganiere was elected the vice president and Jane Waldron the board secretary.
05/04/15 10:35 PM
After a four-three vote by board members, Tim Creedon remains president of the Ottawa High School Board. He called roll Monday night after he and Gene Duffy were nominated for it.