With the help of the Streator High School welding class and community sponsors, Light Up Streator put up new fall decorations around the city.

Tangled Roots Brewing Company’s last few weeks have been good to them, first finalizing a deal to become the official beer of Navy Pier’s beer garden and then winning the bronze medal in the Fruit Wheat Beer category at this year’s Great American Beer Festival in Denver for its Sunkissed Blonde.

The American Queen Steamboat Company has chosen Ottawa as a land-based tour destination Monday, Sept. 27, for its newest paddle wheeler, the American Countess Monday.