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The first touch a truck event at Ottawa Friendship Days was conducted Sunday to the delight of several children who got the opportunity to climb in and out of police and emergency vehicles, large trucks and farm tractors, among others.


Hundreds turned out to to support one of the largest fundraisers in the Illinois Valley. The 17th annual Cops 4 Cancer benefit Saturday, July 31, 2021, was conducted in Cedar Point. The charity has been able to distribute more than a million dollars to help individuals and families battling the emotional and financial costs of cancer.


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Margaret Rygh Alberts Born: August 18, 1940 in Ottawa, IL Died: July 24, 2021 in Lacanta, FL Margaret Rygh Alberts, wife of Michael Alberts...


Charles Carroll, Jr. Born: November 21, 1945 Died: July 25, 2021 Charles W. Carroll Jr "CW", 75, of Ottawa Illinois, passed away on July 25th,...


Marzellia 'Marie' Cooper Born: June 18, 1941 in Paris, IL Died: July 28, 2021 in Ottawa, IL Marzellia "Marie" Cooper, 80, of Ottawa, passed away...


Carole Curtis Born: July 29, 1959 in Ottawa, IL Died: July 20, 2021 in Ottawa, IL Carole Ann (Reynolds) Curtis, 61, of Ottawa, IL, passed away...