11/25/14 12:06 PM
The Ottawa Sunrise Rotary Club’s toy float will roll through downtown Ottawa Friday night during the Festival of Lights Parade. Rotary club member Eldon Leemhuis says the toy float has been a part of the parade for 25 years.
11/25/14 11:17 AM
The engineering firm designing a levee to protect the LaSalle County Nursing Home has some new ideas. Instead of flood gates the block the road to the property, the road can go over the levee.
11/25/14 11:14 AM
The car-truck crash on Illinois 71 at the Morris Blacktop Monday afternoon claimed a Sandwich man’s life. Thirty-year old Justin M. Nichols died at the scene.
11/25/14 06:26 AM
One person died in a traffic crash northeast of Ottawa Monday afternoon. LaSalle County deputies say two vehicles were involved.
11/25/14 04:44 AM
Extending a water main on 4H Rd. will cost more than expected. But Pilkington North America is still paying for it.
11/24/14 02:00 PM
Kinzinger statement: As a veteran, a US Senator, and Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel is an example of what it means to serve your country.
11/24/14 01:21 PM
Some of the current LaSalle County Board’s business that will be left over for the new board is an ordinance concerning abandoned buildings.
11/24/14 12:06 PM
Ottawa elementary schools got a grant for $169,000. Superintendent Cleve Threadgill says it’s called a Title 1 grant and the money has to be used to help students with reading.
11/24/14 04:31 AM
Instead of a one-year renewal, a lobbyist and consultant working for the city of Ottawa is getting just five months. That’ll take Jeff Torricelli to the end of the current city council’s time in office.