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.
12/21/14 03:18 AM
Increasing juror pay in Illinois would cost some county court systems a lot of money. LaSalle County has it fairly good though.
12/20/14 06:06 AM
The citizens of Ottawa are picking up the tab for 63 percent of the money the Ottawa Elementary School District gets every year. Superintendent Cleve Threadgill says the state of Illinois isn’t holding up their end of the bargain.
12/19/14 10:18 AM
Santa Claus is coming to town! He’ll be at SCOOPZ, the new ice cream shop in Marseilles, on Saturday.
12/19/14 08:52 AM
Temporary visitor restrictions are in place at St. Elizabeth Hospital, because of influenza. Infection Preventionist Kerry Gerding says there’s a lot of it going around, and those who work at the hospital want to slow down its spread.
12/19/14 02:58 AM
Ottawa Public Property Commissioner Dan Aussem wants to avoid the pipe freezes that plagued the city last winter. Many of those pipes froze on the city’s side of the water meter.
12/18/14 01:41 PM
Seventy-five year old Chester Weger has lost his 19th parole attempt. And something he said to parole board members may be why.