12/17/13 08:31 PM
Mayor Eschbach hopes to give local companies a better shot at getting the work.
12/17/13 04:06 PM
Two people have filed challenges to Ron Severson’s petitions to be on the Republican ballot for the Illinois House 75th District seat next year. Keith Becker of Millington and Charles Walton of Plano filed objections claiming some of Severson’s signatures were from people who didn’t live in the district and didn’t live at the listed address.
12/17/13 12:06 PM
As of Monday, only $64,000 of the $150,000 goal had been reached for The Salvation Army's red kettle campaign.
12/17/13 12:02 PM
Ottawa High School Board member Karen Fisher has been the vice president of the Illinois Association of School Boards for two years. She’s just been elected president.
12/16/13 09:07 PM
Ottawa High School Board member Gene Duffy used to be a board member at Wallace School. He wants see some things Wallace School did used at OHS. For example, he says a personnel committee should report to the school board.
12/16/13 12:15 PM
Some brighter and more energy efficient lights are being used inside the Easter Seals building on Ottawa’s south side.
12/16/13 12:06 PM
802 deer were taken from LaSalle County this year during firearm season. That’s down almost 34 percent from last year.
12/16/13 04:07 AM
Rockford Map Company has come out with a 2014 LaSalle County plat book. Web Marketing Assistant Ethan Loomis says it’s a multi-platform publication.
12/15/13 04:03 AM
Cong. Adam Kinzinger believes there will be a new farm bill. If a new one isn’t approved before the current one expires, milk and other commodity prices could increase sharply under a formula written into law in the 1940s.