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A three-vehicle crash that shut down traffic on Route 251 south of Mendota on Tuesday afternoon resulted in minor injuries.
Route 251 south of Mendota is being shut down as emergency crews respond to a vehicle crash at North 38th Road.
There are several opportunities within a short drive of La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties to enjoy fireworks now through July 10.
Four people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon south of Earlville, including a Bradford man who was taken by medical helicopter to a Downers Grove hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.
Summer festivals, outdoor concerts, car shows, theater performances and fun runs among the weekend's top activities in the Illinois Valley — and of course, fireworks!
A convicted Ottawa murderer with eight years left on his sentence has asked to be paroled early.
Oglesby police have identified the victim stabbed Saturday at Summer Fun Fest as a 21-year-old Mendota man. He underwent emergency surgery and shows improvement.
The Illinois Valley will have two different carnivals running through the weekend, along with other activities and festivals.
La Salle-Peru High School offers free career and technical classes to middle school students to engage their interests early.
The Foundation has named Stephanie Gripp of Sheffield, Alex Jagers of Princeton, Lauren McMillan of Tiskilwa, Andrew Stamberger of LaMoille, Thomas Stamberger of LaMoille and Aubreanna Vogel of Princeton as the 2022 recipients.
Did your property taxes go up this year? Look closely. For most cities, taxes went up because their homes are worth more, and not necessarily because rates increased.
Newly-named postmasters in Oglesby, Ottawa, Spring Valley, Utica and Mendota were sworn-in recently.
For 20 years the Mendota Education Foundation has used the community theater as venue to produce a summer musical production to raise funds to support the classroom.
A Mendota woman was arrested after she was accused of displaying a pellet gun during a road rage incident in the west side of Joliet, police said.
The Mendota Lions Clubs will host a kids fishing rodeo for children ages 3 to 15 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, June 12, at Lake Mendota.