06/30/15 04:00 PM
Julie Johnson is leaving her job as executive director of the Ottawa Visitors Center. She’s been there six years. Johnson will go to work for her husband at his business, Johnson Machine Works.
06/30/15 08:45 AM
Oil can self-combust in the right conditions, and that happened Tuesday morning at the Dayton Ridge Golf Course.
06/29/15 04:06 PM
U.S. 34 will close next Monday for about a week so Union Pacific can rebuild their crossing.
06/29/15 02:51 PM
Illinois Department of Natural Resources Director Wayne Rosenthal says the entire Illinois River became a “Restricted Boating Area” Monday morning.
06/29/15 12:06 PM
Jim Lockhart of International Brotherhood of Electricians Local 176 and Leo Johnson of United Association of Pipefitters Local 597 were recently elected to serve the remainder of the terms of retiring offers Larry Louis and Joe Nagle.
06/29/15 11:06 AM
Grundy County Coroner John Callahan says 58-year old Jerome “Jerry” Burns of Morris was pronounced dead at the scene.
06/29/15 08:56 AM
A railroad crossing between Earlville and Triumph will be closed during the next week.
06/29/15 08:53 AM
The person who died because of a traffic crash on Interstate 80 in Morris Sunday was a 66-year old Chicago woman. Grundy County Coroner John Callahan says Linda Barnes died in the Morris Hospital emergency room.
06/29/15 06:58 AM
One person died in a multi-vehicle traffic crash on Interstate 80 in Morris Sunday afternoon. Two people were killed in another accident that happened on U.S. 34 in Sandwich.