Cinco de Mayo is opening on the corner of Park and Kent streets in Streator, across from the northwest corner of City Park, in the former location of Chix.
A fall parade and a fall harvest market are set Sunday in Ottawa.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Streator will celebrate its 140th anniversary with a celebration worship service at 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, and a meal to follow in St. Paul’s Fellowship Hall.
Two La Salle County residents died in the past week from complications related to COVID-19.
Forty-five scarecrows will line Ottawa’s streets Saturday for the city’s annual Scarecrow Festival.
Talks will continue between the Streator City Council and Reading Fire Protection District on an agreement for the city to provide Reading emergency ambulance service, but time is running out. The city takes over ambulance service Oct. 1.
As the offer stood Tuesday, the Reading Fire Protection District trustees said the district can’t afford to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with Streator for emergency ambulance service.
Streator will celebrate the discovery of Pluto by native Clyde Tombaugh with a festival Saturday, Sept. 24, at City Park.
Three suspects were arrested Sunday on burglary charges, just northeast of Ottawa, after the La Salle County Sheriff’s Office said deputies apprehended them following a short vehicle pursuit.
The Streator Chamber handed out several recognitions Monday at its 109th annual meeting.
Ottawa police said they took a resident into protective custody Monday after an individual barricaded themselves in their home in the 1700 block of Sycamore Street and threatened to harm responding law enforcement.
The Reading Fire Protection District will talk about the future of emergency ambulance service in an open meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Reading Township Fire Department, 1624 S. Vermillion St.
New Streator Police Chief John Franklin wants the police department to build a strong relationship with the public and present a positive image. One initiative is to start a public workshop talking about how the public interacts with police.
Speakers and worship groups led prayer Saturday at City Park in Streator.
A 65-year-old Ottawa man was ticketed Friday morning after his vehicle struck the side of a Wallace School District bus.