10/01/14 01:46 PM
The Ottawa Water Dept. will flush water mains and inspect fire hydrants starting Monday, October 6. Flushing the mains causes low water pressure in some areas. It can also cause the water to temporarily look rusty or brown.
10/01/14 12:46 PM
The city of Ottawa may not have to hire anyone to remove coal tar from the old Central School site after all. City Engineer Dave Noble says new technology destroys the cancer causing pollutant where it is.
10/01/14 12:10 PM
While Nicor gets ready to retire an old gas line on Ottawa’s west side, the city is planting trees along the route.
10/01/14 08:27 AM
While the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency considers a renewal request for U.S. Silica to continue drying sand, the public can comment until October 30th.
10/01/14 08:20 AM
A kitchen fire spread to an attic and the inside of a wall on Ottawa’s south side Tuesday afternoon.
09/30/14 01:30 PM
The LaSalle County Health Department’s influenza vaccine or flu shot clinics start next week.
09/30/14 12:06 PM
56-year old David A. Wheeler was charged with two counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. 44-year old Julie A. Love was charged with two counts of sexual exploitation of a child and permitting sexual abuse of a child.
09/30/14 07:50 AM
An unusual fire burned up some towels and a plastic basket at Marquette High School last night.
09/29/14 12:35 PM
As the airport gets busy, the pressure on pilots to get out of each other's way increases.