Residents in the Somonauk and Leland school districts consider by referendum whether to consolidate.
The city of Ottawa received an $18,000 grant to create an Urban Forestry Management plan.
Marilla Park in Streator took a step back into the pre-1840s pioneer era over the weekend as the 39th annual Midwest Rendezvous filled the park with demonstrations, competition and traditional food, drinks and clothing.
Marseilles now has a traffic light, although it’s only there on a temporary basis.
Congestion on Veterans Memorial Bridge on Route 23 in Ottawa could be a problem all summer after construction began earlier this week.
Ottawa Elementary’s school board acknowledged Tuesday that Lincoln School is in desperate need of air conditioning to follow suit with the rest of the district, although there’s some challenges in cooling down the old building.
The Ottawa City Council approved a $24,750 agreement Tuesday to have Chamlin and Associates design a new wheelchair-accessible fishing pier at Allen Park.
There will be a public meeting in Ottawa this fall in September or October to discuss the details of the Community Development Block Grant and assist with the application process.
Demolition of the old high school section at Fieldcrest Middle School in Wenona has begun, revealing a time capsule and an old bank vault door in the process.
The Streator City Council will have to wait for another special City Council meeting to announce American Medical Response Solutions as the city’s new official ambulance provider, but the council came to a consensus in favor of it Monday during a special meeting.
Bouncy house and a "treasure" dig part of the activities for the Streator Library's summer reading program.
The city of Ottawa and the Ottawa City Council cut the ribbon on the $863,399 Thornton Park project Thursday morning after more than a year of construction at the park.
The city of Marseilles has again received $550,000 in Community Development Block grants from the state that allows it to remodel homes in town within the area from Bluff Street south to the Illinois River and Main Street east to Chicago Street.
The Gold Star families attending the ceremony that culminates the 19th annual Illinois Motorcycle Freedom Run will have a new tool to find their loved ones’ names on the Middle East Conflict Memorial Wall in Marseilles.
The Ottawa City Council reverse-jinxed itself during its June 7 meeting when Commissioner Wayne Eichelkraut admitted supply chain issues meant North Central Area Transit was having issues getting new buses.