09/18/14 07:43 PM
The Illinois Department of Transportation says building a new bridge just east of the old one is the best way for Illinois 178 to keep crossing the Illinois River at Utica.
09/18/14 04:06 PM
United Way of Eastern LaSalle County needs at least three more house captains, licensed roofers, and plumbers.
09/18/14 12:18 PM
The Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce will put on the annual State of the City Address on Thursday, October 9.
09/18/14 11:59 AM
This year’s Zombie Run 5K run-walk will be done next Friday evening, September 26. The Ottawa Visitors Center needs runners and walkers. And zombies to menace them.
09/18/14 09:02 AM
The Ottawa City Council this week approved a resolution of support for medical marijuana farms and distribution centers.
09/18/14 06:39 AM
Cong. Adam Kinzinger voted for the bill to arm some Syrian rebels in the fight against ISIS. Ottawa Democrat Randall Olsen says Pres. Obama is moving in the right direction with air strikes.
09/18/14 06:06 AM
At last night’s city council meeting, Mayor Patti Smith said there’ll be about 60 garage sales that day and maps are available at City Hall. The Fall Market and Fun event is at Knudson Park from 8am to 3pm.
09/17/14 01:04 PM
Here’s a water system problem nobody in Ottawa city government expected to find. On the south side, there are several places where water mains run through sewer manholes.
09/17/14 12:20 PM
Whatever garbage has been left along the Illinois River, it could be picked up this Saturday, September 20 during the Illinois River Sweep.