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The next Starved Rock Country Children’s Learning Theatre production is called The Monsters Under the Bed.Walt Willey s...
Mabel Louise Flicker, 84, of Ottawa, died on May 24, 2015 at Pleasant View.Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, May...
BASEBALLOTTAWA – Fourth-seeded Ottawa defeated No. 5 Streator 11-1 in five innings Monday in the Class 3A Ottawa Region...
Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach says he had no idea how valuable a hired lobbyist and government consultant could be until the city...
Kai Faith Kingrey Conroy, 35, of Avon, Colorado, lost her battle with cancer on Wednesday, May 20th at Presbyterian St. Luke&...
Many area communities held Memorial Day ceremonies Monday. Here’s a sampling of what the Ottawa High School band sounde...
Joyce G. Gjerde, 87, of Ottawa passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015 at Ottawa Pavilion.Funeral service will be 10:00 Thursday, ...
BASEBALLSaint Bede 4, Marquette 1MARSEILLES – A risky pitching change in the first inning ended up paying dividends for...
St. Rep. Frank Mautino says bad roads can hold back the Illinois economy.He likes what he sees in the Illinois Department of ...
Margaret E. (Adams) Riley1932-2015 Margaret E. “Peggy” (Adams) Riley, 82, of Ottawa, died on Thursday, May 21, 20...
OTTAWA – Top-seeded Marquette slogged through the cold rain Wednesday to notch a 5-3 victory over No. 5 Seneca in the I...
The Ride of Silence came to Ottawa for the second year in a row Wednesdaynight. It's to remember bicyclists who've be...
The Marseilles City Council unanimously passed a resolution to “protect the middle class” last night. Mayor Jim T...
Judge Michael C. Jansz denied 76-year Robert “Pudgy” Harris’ motion to quash the search warrant. Jansz beli...
Men's NorthStohr's Custom Floors 11, Angel's Pub 1The Ducks 3, PetSmart 2J.C. Whitney 10, Barbier Farms 81st Farm...
SOFTBALLMarquette 10, Henry-Senachwine 0 (5 innings)GRANVILLE – Marquette shook off a slow start to defeat fourth-seede...
GIRLS BASKETBALLOTTAWA -- Brent Moore will be the new coach of the Ottawa Lady Pirates’ basketball program.Moore was na...
Arthur Linka, 77, of rural Marseilles, formerly of Chicago, passed away at his home on Friday, May 15, 2015. Private arrangem...
A bill to delay the expiration date of the U.S. 6 Tax Increment Financing District in Ottawa has passed the Illinois Senate a...
MARATHONOTTAWA – Mark Loudon-Brown won a rainy Starved Rock Country Marathon on Saturday.The New York resident crossed ...
Easter Seals of LaSalle and Bureau Counties reports raising about $36,000 through Sunday afternoon through the skydiving ...
Thomas M. Wallace1952-2015Thomas M. “Tom” Wallace, 62, of Ottawa, died on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at OSF Saint Eli...
Shanda Kennedy, 47, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at her home.A Celebration of Life will be at 5:00 pm Satur...
The list of abandoned homes the city of Ottawa will have demolished isn’t final yet, so City Hall isn’t making it...
BASEBALLLaSalle-Peru 6, Ottawa 3OTTAWA – Errors proved costly Thursday as Ottawa fell to LaSalle-Peru 6-3 in the rubber...
The Ottawa Visitors Center is the winner of this year’s Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce Leo Parkerson Lifetime Achievem...
John William Wilson, 72, of Ottawa passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at VA Hines Hospital in Maywood surrounded by his loving...
If the city builds it, will enough people come? Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach and other city council members don’t want to ...
During the next two months, Mayor Bob Eschbach expects to present to the Ottawa City Council a proposal for a city court. Min...
May 13, 2015John F. Ericzon1940-2015John F. Ericzon, 74, of Ottawa, passed away Wednesday morning, May 13, 2015 at his home.V...
BASEBALLMarquette 12, Henry-Senachwine 4HENRY – John Lechtenberg and Jel Raikes each drove in three runs as Marquette d...
OTTAWA – Jill Wignes hit an opposite-field walk-off home run to lift Ottawa past Yorkville 6-5 in eight innings Tuesday...
Richard “Merch” Felton was found guilty of both attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm Tuesday af...
Bradley R. Young, 61, of Ottawa, died Tuesday, May 12, at Rivershores Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Marseilles. Mem...
The Kiwanis Club and some other organizations are working to build a special playground in Ottawa. Kiwanis Club member, June ...
People who want to use marijuana for medical reasons are paying attention to what the recently licensed growers and distribut...
BASEBALLLASALLE – Marquette split a pair of games Saturday at the Cavalier Invitational Series.The Crusaders won the fi...
Marjorie R. (Conkling) Prettyman1931 – 2015Marjorie Prettyman, 84, of Ottawa, died Sunday morning, May 10, at Pleasant ...
Richard “Merch” Felton took the stand in his own defense Friday and says he did not shoot Jeremy Wade. Felton, t...
The Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine and Jazz Festival is again getting an advertising partner in Chicago’s public broadcasters. Th...
James “Jim” Anderson, Jr., 87, of Seneca, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Pleasa...
One way to help keep people from abusing prescription or illegal drugs is to get rid of old medicines.St. Sen. Sue Rezin was ...
Our family is broken hearted over the loss of our loved one Marge Grammer, 79, of Ottawa who passed away peacefully at her ho...
The 2015 Health, Fitness and Lifestyle Fair is coming up. It’s being hosted again this year by WCMY and 95.3 SAM FM. Yo...
Twenty lawyers took part in a swearing-in ceremony at the Appellate Court Building in Ottawa Thursday. Justice Thomas L. Kilb...
The Regional Office of Education’s Educator of the Year Award was replaced with two Excellence in EducationAwards at la...
PharmaCann will have two medical marijuana cultivation centers and four dispensaries in Illinois. One of the dispensaries wil...
PharmaCann is hiring. Norah Scott with the medical marijuana company says it will open its Ottawa dispensary perhaps around l...
BASEBALLMarquette 13, Peoria Christian 5PEORIA – Marquette shook off a bumpy first two innings to rout Peoria Christian...
You’re not supposed to just throw away fluorescent lights.Even though they’re touted as environmentally friendly ...
Hundreds of cell phones were dropped off at the recycling event in Ottawa Saturday.Janet Billings, advisor for the LaSalle Co...
Rachel A. (Doty) McSherry1969 – 2015Rachel A. McSherry,45, of Mendota, formerly of Ottawa, Utica, and Joliet, died on F...
The Ottawa City Council passed a prevailing wage ordinance Tuesday night.That’s normally a routine matter once a year a...
BASEBALLOTTAWA – Marquette closed in on a Tri-County Conference title by routing Midland 11-1 in six innings Tuesday.C....
“The gun was pointed at my face. I was so scared I couldn’t talk. There was a bright white flash and the next thi...
The westbound ramps connecting Illinois 71 and Interstate 80 will be closed tonight from midnight to 6am Wednesday for resurf...
Illinois Valley PADS plans to keep helping the homeless by helping those who aren’t homeless.If you have some gently us...
BASEBALLMarquette 4, Marmion Academy 2OTTAWA – Marquette toppled a Class 4A opponent Monday, doubling up Marmion Academ...
The recycling drop-off event in Ottawa Saturday started busy.The line of cars was three blocks long already at 9am when it op...
BASEBALLOTTAWA – Marquette took two games from Chicago Hope Academy on Saturday, winning the first game 10-2 and the se...
Loyce Beyer, 85, of Ottawa, passed away Sunday morning, May 3, 2015, at her home. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday,...
Rudy R. Alvarado, 87, of Ottawa passed away Thursday, April 30, 2015 at LaSalle Veterans Home.Funeral Ceremony will be held a...
The annual National Association of Letter Carriers food drive is this Saturday, May 9.Kathy Taylor is coordinating it in the ...
BASEBALLOttawa 7, Sycamore 3OTTAWA – Blake Carlson and Bryce Cook each drove in two runs as Ottawa completed a two-game...
Ashley Williams of Ottawa has been named one of the top 20 community college students in the country in the Phi Theta Kappa h...
The city of Ottawa has put out its call for volunteers to help clean up the garden beds downtown.Volunteers should meet at Je...
Several downtown Ottawa businesses will be open a little later than usual tonight (Friday, May 1).They’ve agreed to sta...
The Conservation Foundation is one of the sponsors of this weekend’s Midwest Morel Fest in Ottawa.President and CEO Bro...
BASEBALLMarquette 6, Seneca 0SENECA – Evan Snyder knocked in a pair of runs as Marquette blanked Seneca 6-0 Wednesday.A...
Mayor Bob Eschbach is proposing the next streetscape project in Ottawa to include two blocks of LaSalle St. north of Lafayett...
Cheryl (Sarles) Swartz1953-2015Cheryl (Sarles) Swartz, of Ottawa, passed at home with peace and grace on April 28, in the arm...
Contractors for the City of Ottawa will start a street repair project Thursday in the 1000 block of Chestnut Street between W...
Illinois Department of Transportation officials held their listening tour Wednesday morning at Ottawa City Hall. IDOT Deputy ...
BASEBALLMarquette 9, Roanoke-Benson 1ROANOKE – Marquette exploded in the late innings to defeat Roanoke-Benson 9-1 Tues...
Judith "Judy" L. Purcell, 77, of Ottawa, Illinois passed away Monday, April 27, 2015 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical C...
Another recycling drop-off will be this weekend in Ottawa.It’s from 9am to noon Saturday, May 2 in the Woodward Memoria...
Martha Ann Bowers, 85, of Ottawa, passed away Saturday morning, April 25, 2015 at her granddaughter’s home in rural Mar...
The Ottawa Salvation Army is accepting money to send to Nepal for immediate relief and long-term recovery after the 7.8 magni...
One of Ottawa’s next community art projects will let the community help make the art.Susan Burton showed the Polydam ar...
James “Jim” Anderson, Jr., 87, of Seneca, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 25, 2015, at Pleasa...
Soon, volunteers will be needed to clean out the flower beds in downtown Ottawa.Stephanie Stacy with the Ottawa is Blooming C...
Soon, volunteers will be needed to clean out the flower beds in downtown Ottawa.Stephanie Stacy with the Ottawa is Blooming C...
Don Mammano is leaving the Ottawa Elementary Board after just one term.He says he’s 70-years old and needs to take thin...
Landfill tipping fees paid by garbage haulers into LaSalle County funds are way up this fiscal year.Environmental Services an...
Representing the Marquette Academy Academic Team during an appearance on "The Marquette Minute" on WCMY-AM 1430 on ...
BASEBALLMarquette 3, Putnam County 0GRANVILLE – Marquette completed a regular season sweep of Putnam County by shutting...
Helen Margaret (Wallace) Meseroll, 94, peacefully passed away on Monday 30 March 2015, at The Elms of Cranbury, where she res...
Daniel Robert Apfel1949-2015Daniel Apfel, 66, of Ottawa, died on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital....
George Hayes, 62, of Ottawa passed away Monday, April 20, 2015 at his home.Memorial Services will be held at 2:30 pm Saturday...
Brent Barron from the city of Ottawa’s Tree Board gave away saplings at City Hall Wednesday as part of the kickoff to t...
The theme for this year’s Ottawa Is Blooming and America in Bloom contest is “The Year of the Zinnia”.If yo...
BASEBALLSomonauk 17, Earlville-Leland 0 (5 innings)SOMONAUK – Sophomore hurler Nathan Wegener tossed a no-hitter Wednes...
The Illinois Department of Transportation meeting series on how to improve highways, railroads, and more will come to Ottawa ...
Vanessa L. Fisher1993 -2015Vanessa L. Fisher, 22, of Ottawa, died Friday, April 10, at St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. A...
Ottawa High School will soon lose its century-old swimming pool.The school board accepted a $123,400 bid from Vissering C...
BASEBALLOTTAWA -- Trystin Raikes hit a two-run home run and John Lechtenberg slashed a bases-clearing double as Marquette rol...
Ottawa Elementary raised the price it charges Ottawa High for providing bus service. Supt. Cleve Threadgill says it's cos...
OTTAWA – Sheryl Lynn Troyan, age 65, of Ottawa, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Rivershores in Marseilles.Privat...
Michael E. Neumann, 51, of Ottawa passed away Thursday, April 17, 2015 at LaSalle County Nursing Home.Memorial Service will b...
John "Mike" Pellino, 74, of Ottawa formerly of Marseilles and Largo, FL passed away Friday, April 17, 2015.Mass of ...
SOFTBALLSENECA – Seneca rolled past Sandwich 14-7 in an Interstate Eight contest Monday.Lexi Trompeter and Rachel Sangs...
OTTAWA -- It is the end of an era for Ottawa Lady Pirates basketball.Mike Cooper has stepped down as girls' basketball he...
An electronics drop-off this Saturday at the Etna Rd. courthouse in Ottawa provides an opportunity for people to get rid of t...
Streator wins three of four duals at WashingtonWASHINGTON – Streator went 3-1 Saturday at a quadrangular in Washington....
Melanie Ruger, 54, of Marseilles, Illinois passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Hospital.Cremation rites we...
OTTAWA --Ottawa senior Nick Worley signed Friday to bowl at NAIA Union College.Worley, who will be the first Ottawa student-a...
STERLING – Sterling clipped Ottawa 3-2 in a Northern Illinois Big 12 West boys’ tennis meet Thursday.Ottawa dropp...
BASEBALLMarquette 13, Woodland/Flanagan-Cornell 0OTTAWA – Marquette drilled Woodland/Flanagan-Cornell 13-0 Thursday to ...
Ameren Illinois is investing $2.6 million in LaSalle County upgrades. Ameren spokesman Brian Bretsch explains. In Ottawa,...
Melvin "Dutch" Gretencord, 83, of Ottawa, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at Ottawa Pavilion.In hon...
Ann "Teresa" Conness, 88, of Ottawa passed away Thursday, April 16, 2015 at LaSalle County Nursing Home.Mass of Chr...
OTTAWA – Geneseo handled Ottawa 4-1 in a Northern Illinois Big 12 West matchup Wednesday.The No. 3 doubles team of Maso...
SUGAR GROVE – Illinois Valley staved off Waubonsee twice to sweep a road Arrowhead Conference doubleheader.The Lady Eag...
SOFTBALLUNDATED – Ottawa knocked off Streator 7-1 in non-conference play Wednesday.Bailey Simpson singled, doubled and ...
Arlis H. Loden, Jr., age 63, of Ottawa, passed away Monday, April 13, 2015 at Morris Hospital.Private family services will be...
STREATOR – Ottawa ran, threw and jumped to victory in a triangular at Streator on Tuesday.The Pirates put up 127 points...
STREATOR – Tuesday was twice as nice for several area athletes in a triangular at Streator on Tuesday.Ottawa’s Ke...
Ottawa 6, LaSalle-Peru 3OTTAWA – Ottawa doubled up LaSalle-Peru 6-3 Tuesday.Jill Wignes tripled and drove in three runs...
GIRLS SOCCEROTTAWA – Abby Pitstick and Anna Schiefelbien scored to lead Ottawa past LaSalle-Peru 2-0 Tuesday.The Lady P...
BASEBALLUNDATED – Marquette pounded Pontiac 13-4 Tuesday. Kyle Cook and Gary Duffield each had three hits and four RBIs...
Joseph M. Scerini, 75, of Ottawa passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 at OSF Elizabeth Medical Center.Funeral Ceremony will be ...
Elaine (Fitzgerald) Thompson1928- 2015Elaine Thompson, 86, of Ottawa, died Monday morning, April 13, at Three Oaks Assisted L...
Two people were seriously hurt when a car hit their motorcycle at Boyce Memorial Dr. and Norris Dr. in Ottawa Sunday afternoo...
CHILLICOTHE – Kelsey Niemann broke the Ottawa High School record in the triple jump Friday at the Lady Pirates’ m...
The canteen truck that’s often seen outside the Salvation Army Ottawa location went to Rochelle Friday.Majors Quentin a...
Wayne Robert Aicher, 79, of Ottawa, IL passed away peacefully on April 10, at Ottawa Pavilion surrounded by his wife and fami...
A craft brewers guild that was supposed to arrange for that kind of beer to be available at the Ottawa 2 Rivers Wine Fest can...
A contractor has spent months going from manhole to manhole all over Ottawa, sending a video camera through the sewer system....
A lawyer with a Texas firm seeking local clients who want to take Syngenta to court over low corn prices says he won’t ...
If you were in Ottawa’s Washington Park at 2:15 Thursday afternoon, you heard church bells and hand held bells ringing....
Judge Michael C. Jansz denied both of Robert “Pudgy” Harris’ motions Thursday afternoon in the 76-year olds...
The Ottawa Visitors Center is getting a 10% increase in annual funding.The funding agreement the City Council placed on file ...
BASEBALLOTTAWA – Evan Snyder doubled twice, drove in two runs, and struck out eight over six innings of work in Marquet...
Ottawa Mayor Bob Eschbach reviews the April 7th City Council meeting, and the changes after Tuesday's election.
Dorothy K. Boisso, 88, of Ottawa passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at her home.Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. ...
Guy "Brad" Reynolds, 84, of Ottawa was called from this earth by the grace of God and entered his joyful eternity i...
Ottawa Finance Commissioner Wayne Eichelkraut says the $39 million city budget placed on file this week is balanced with ...
BOYS TRACK & FIELDSTREATOR – Streator won five events en route to a third-place finish at Tuesday’s non-conferenc...
Ottawa 10, Rochelle 0 (5 innings)OTTAWA – Chelsea Fogarty allowed a single on the first pitch of the game Tuesday, then...
Marquette 8, Peoria Christian 0OTTAWA – Bryce Fanti was nearly perfect Tuesday in Marquette’s 8-0 win over Peoria...
Tom Ganiere will join the Ottawa City Council. Ganiere served on the LaSalle County Board and the Ottawa Plan Commission. H...
UNDATED – Jessie Buckley struck out six batters as Ottawa cruised to a 10-0 win over Plano Monday.Lexi Lawry collected ...
Election judges are reporting a slow turnout at the polling places in Ottawa.City and school board races just don’t see...
Doris E. (Thompson) Piercy1923-2015Doris E. (Thompson) Piercy, 91, of Normal, formerly of Ottawa, died on Saturday, April 4, ...
William Slewder Crawford1923-2015William “Bill” Crawford, 91, of rural Marseilles, died on April 3, 2015 at Pleas...
William Crawford1923-2015William Crawford, 91, of rural Marseilles, died on April 3, 2015 at Pleasant View in Ottawa. Funeral...
Russell Verona,79 , of Ottawa, Illinois passed away, April 2, 2015 at his home.Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday,...
Esther L. (Erickson) Johnson, 95, of Ottawa, died on Thursday morning, April 2, 2015 at OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center.Fu...
Some local churches will mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War ending next Thursday, April 9. Diane Sanders with the Re...
The city of Ottawa is getting a state grant using federal money to acquire and tear down run-down, abandoned homes.Mayor Bob ...
BASEBALLOTTAWA – Ottawa scored early and often Wednesday in a 14-4 six-inning rout of Streator.The Pirates, who were ju...
An Ottawa woman will get to keep a family heirloom that came from World War I.Deputy James Seidelman with the Kane County Bom...
There are some promotions at two local hospitals. Jim Schaefer is the new vice president of physician and outpatient services...
Princeton 5, Ottawa 2OTTAWA – Ottawa struggled to find timely hitting Tuesday, falling to Princeton 5-2 in non-conferen...
A woman who lives on Mara Dr. in Ottawa decided she doesn’t need something that’s been in her family for nearly a...
Ruth Alleman, 78, of Ottawa died on Monday March 30, 2015 at Rivershores Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Marseilles.Fune...
BASEBALLOTTAWA – Marquette shook off an uncharacteristic loss last week, routing Wilmington 6-0 Monday.Evan Snyder work...
Mary Adeline Stockley1924-2015Mary Adeline “Ma” (Frankenhauser) Stockley, 91, of rural Serena, passed away Sunday...
Timothy J. Riordan1953 – 2015Timothy J. Riordan, 61, of Ottawa died Monday morning, March 30, at the Ottawa Pavilion. F...
Ottawa fire fighters rescued a south side woman whose W. McKinley Rd. apartment caught fire Saturday night.Fire Chief Steve H...
Ottawa student Jill Bottarini, nominated by Congressman Adam Kinzinger, was offered an appointment at the U.S. Air Force Acad...
LASALLE – Illinois Valley men’s tennis split a pair of meets over the weekend at the LaSalle-Peru Tennis Complex....
Jeffrey M. Hartman1962 - 2015Jeffrey M. Hartman, 52, of Ottawa, formerly of Annawan, Illinois, died early Friday morning, Mar...
Mary Jo Hill, 84, of Marseilles passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center.Mass of Christian Buri...
Janice R. DeWalt, 83, of Ottawa passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at Cabin Livin'.Funeral Ceremony will be held at 2:30 ...
There’s more work ahead for the contractor running a camera through Ottawa’s sewer lines.City Hall says National ...
John R. Lazar, 71, of Ottawa passed away Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at his home.Funeral Ceremony will be held at 1:00 pm Monda...
Indian Creek 6, Marquette 4 (8 innings)OTTAWA – Indian Creek took advantage of Marquette errors down the stretch, rally...
Mendota 14, Marquette 2OTTAWA – The home opener for Marquette did not go at all according to plan.Mendota scored 11 run...
John "JP" Padilla, 62, of Ottawa passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center.Funeral se...
Mary Jane Damman, 97, of Ottawa, died on Thursday, March 26, at Pleasant View. Private services were arranged through the Mue...
Eugene R. Anderson, 70, of El Paso, Illinois passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at El Pasco Healthcare.Graveside memorial se...
Seven people are running for four commissioner seats on the Marseilles City Council and they explained why they’re runn...
OTTAWA -- Baserunning mistakes were the story for Ottawa in their season opener Wednesday, a 6-5 loss to Moline at Peck Park....
The final phase of tree planting in Ottawa starts Thursday. The project is paid for with the Illinois Transportation Enhancem...
Ottawa – Patricia Smith, age 54, of Ottawa, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center.Priv...
An Ottawa committee has moved one step closer in the process of building a recreation and community center. Representatives f...
Bed-and-breakfasts in Ottawa could be operated by someone other than an on-site owner, if the City Council adopts a recommend...
PATRICIA A. TWAITJuly 25, 1928 - March 20, 2015 Patricia Ann Twait, 86, of Ottawa formerly of Sheridan died Friday morning, M...
The people who organized the River City Film Festival say they adapted it for their hometown where not a lot of people have e...
Joan (Wood) Landis, 74, passed away Tuesday evening, March 17, 2015 at the Ottawa Pavilion.A memorial service is planned for ...
The city of Ottawa and LaSalle County are preparing a pact in which the county will hire a contractor to fix up some formerly...
The Ottawa Fire Department was going to sell an old ambulance to a scrapper.But the vehicle has some life left in it after al...
The new principal at Jefferson Elementary School starts July 1. Nathaniel Pinter has been in education for 15 years. Pinter s...
If the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency needs clean soil to replace radioactive soil for an upcoming cleanup in Ottawa, t...
OTTAWA – George F. Roeder of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the LaSalle Veterans Home.Funeral services ...
OTTAWA – Marquette head coach Todd Hopkins picked up his 400th career victory as the Crusaders rolled past Newark 11-2 ...
Margaret (Hall) Mettille, 80, of Ottawa, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at Pleasant View Luther Home.Funeral Servi...
Ronald Grieves, 64, of Ottawa, Illinois passed away Tuesday March 17, 2015 at his home.Mass will be held 10:00 AM Friday Marc...
There was an extensive hearing Tuesday on how much probable cause is needed to execute a search warrant. Judge Michael C. Ja...
Rose Marie (Brucki) Linn, 82, of Ottawa, passed away on Monday, March 16, 2015 at her home.Memorial services will be at 6 p.m...
Meet an Ottawan who hails from the Emerald Isle - John Casey has lived in Ottawa since arriving on July 4, 1952. Hear his sto...
OTTAWA – Jerry Robert Jeffries, age 78, of Ottawa, passed away Monday morning, March 16, 2015 at his home.Funeral servi...
Mary Ann Spenny, 79, of Ottawa passed away Friday, March 13, 2015 at Pleasant View.Funeral Service will be at 2:00 PM Tuesday...
Dale Franklin Reynolds, 80, of Marble Hill, Mo., passed away on March 14, 2015, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girard...
Frank Polancic of Chicago, a native of Ottawa, has co-written a new victory song for the Chicago Cubs and is in the final eig...
OTTAWA – Isaac Gassman was a unanimous selection to the Northern Illinois Big 12 West boys’ basketball all-confer...
SHERIDAN – Paul Friede, age 25, of Sheridan, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center.Mem...
OTTAWA – Tristan Cunha is taking his talents to the Alleghenies.The Ottawa senior, who starred on the boys’ socce...
For the first time, the City of Ottawa will be showcased at the 2015 Chicago Flower and Garden Show. Ottawa partnered with He...
BRADENTON, FLORIDA – May Etta Bon Durant, age 92, of Bradenton, Florida, formerly of Marseilles, passed away Tuesday, M...
Dorothy Love, 101, of Ottawa, Illinois passed away Monday, March 9, 2015 at Ottawa Pavilion.Funeral Ceremony will be held at ...
If Mother Nature cooperates, the community gardens in Ottawa will open for the second season on April 1. Owner of Garden&rsq...
OTTAWA – Kendall Kaufmann was a unanimous first team All-Tri County Conference selection.The Marquette senior averaged ...
TRACK AND FIELDBRAIDWOOD – Streator placed second of five teams Tuesday in a meet at Reed-Custer High School.The Bulldo...
Lawrence Bottom, 63, of Ottawa, died Monday night, March 9, 2015 at Rivershores Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Marse...
After a decade of serving as President and CEO of the hospital in Ottawa, Bob Chaffin is retiring. Director of Marketing and ...
Tuesday night at 7 o'clock at Central Intermediate School, the Public Policy Team of the Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce ...
PERU – The Ottawa Dolphins competed in the NW District/Junior District Championship Meet over the weekend, with the 67 ...
Agnes V. Battistelli, 85, of Ottawa passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Ottawa Pavilion surrounded by her loving family.Ma...
The railroad crossing on N. 2871st Road between E. Norris Drive and Canal Road in Ottawa is closing Thursday morning. The wor...
Thomas Landers, 94, of Ottawa, Illinois passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Park Pointe Healthcare, in MorrisMass will be ...
Mary Lucille Baker, 88, of Ottawa passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 at Pleasant View.Mass of Christian Burial will be held1...
Robert “Jim” James Fricke, 83, of Seneca passed away Saturday, March 7, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving...
A Chicago man will be sentenced on April 23 for his role in a home invasion and residential burglary on Ottawa’s west s...
Ottawa city council candidates and the mayor are expected to have time to answer at least a dozen questions next Tuesday nigh...
The Ottawa City Council has authorized legal action over some property in the 600 block of Columbus St. Mayor Bob Eschbach ...
The Easter Seals of LaSalle & Bureau Counties' 6th annual Black & White Ball was a success. Director of Development, Trac...
MOLINE – A dismal first half dashed Ottawa’s playoff hopes as the third-seeded Pirates fell to No. 2 Moline 63-53...
Ottawa’s yard waste drop-off program will be back April 1 with no changes from last year.City Commissioner Dale Baxter ...
The Ottawa Plan Commission is being asked to change the zoning rules for bed-and-breakfast operations.Mayor Bob Eschbach says...
Ottawa city officials estimate a $914,000 yearly loss if Gov. Rauner cuts funding to cities to help straighten out state ...
“I’ve been attacked and my house is a mess.” Those were the words a west side Ottawa woman said to a 911 di...
The United Way of Eastern LaSalle County has almost $84,000 to put toward emergency food and shelter.Local programs that ...
Both sides are still talking, but they don’t appear to be close to a settlement in the dispute over how to take care of...
OTTAWA – Marquette senior Kendall Kaufmann has been named to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Special Mentio...
Robert J. Muller, 91, of Ottawa, died on Monday morning, March 2, 2015 at OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center.Funeral services...
Glennie M. Anderson, 78, of LaSalle, formerly of Ottawa, died Sunday evening, March 1, at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in...
Friday's Postseason ScoresThe Associated PressBOYS BASKETBALL1A Armstrong RegionalChampionshipMilford 25, Fisher 23, OT1A...
Friday's ScoresThe Associated PressAREA BOYS BASKETBALLNorthern Illinois Big 12Ottawa 64, LaSalle-Peru 54DeKalb 60, Yorkv...
Ottawa has a lot more park space to maintain that it did just a decade ago.Public Property Commissioner Dan Aussem says it mi...
Mona "Pat" Markut, 91, of Ottawa, Illinois passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving...
A LaSalle County judge rescheduled a drug case evidence hearing Thursday because several witnesses were busy testifying in an...
Wednesday's Postseason ScoresThe Associated PressBOYS BASKETBALL1A Armstrong RegionalSemifinalCissna Park 40, Fisher 32Mi...
OTTAWA – Jill Wignes was named Northern Illinois Big 12 West most valuable player Wednesday, and two other Ottawa senio...
Tuesday's ScoresThe Associated PressAREA BOYS BASKETBALLInterstate EightPlano 54, Manteno 53Non-ConferenceOttawa 73, Stre...
Tuesday's Postseason ScoresThe Associated PressBOYS BASKETBALL1A Armstrong RegionalFirst RoundArmstrong 52, Cissna Park 5...
Ottawa 73, Streator 64STREATOR – Isaac Gassman led four Pirates in double figures with 27 points Tuesday as Ottawa snap...
Ottawa’s first-ever film fest, the River City Film Festival, is Sunday, March 22 at the Roxy Theater. Director, writer ...
Esther M. Boe 1916-2015Esther M. (Johnson) Boe, 98, of rural Ottawa, passed away Monday evening, February 23, 2015 at OSF St....
Government officials from four counties met at Ottawa City Hall last night to put together a list of things they need to make...
Monday's Postseason ScoresThe Associated PressBOYS BASKETBALL1A Armstrong RegionalFirst RoundChampaign Judah Christian 71...
GENESEO – Ottawa will play for fifth place in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Tournament after holding off Geneseo 53-46 M...
Saturday's ScoresThe Associated PressAREA BOYS BASKETBALLNorthern Illinois Big 12DeKalb 65, Ottawa 57LaSalle-Peru 67, Roc...
Friday's ScoresThe Associated PressAREA BOYS BASKETBALLNorthern Illinois Big 12Geneseo 55, Ottawa 35LaSalle-Peru 69, Ster...
BOYS BASKETBALLOTTAWA – DeKalb spoiled Ottawa’s Senior Night by winning a duel of conference champions 65-57 Satu...
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