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A La Salle man charged with multiple sex offenses pleaded guilty Tuesday to one of his most serious counts and was sentenced to 25 years.
In celebration of St. Francis of Assisi, who was known for his love of animals, OSF St. Paul Medical Center in Mendota will be hosting a special blessing just for pets.
The La Salle-Peru Area Career Center had a 30% drop in enrollment in its nursing program this year, the majority citing a vaccine requirement being a deal breaker to join the class. ACC director says this drop will contribute to an already struggling local healthcare industry.
Author Kari Pohar, originally of Mendota, will be visiting Peru Public Library at 3 p.m Saturday, Sept. 17.
A storage shed reported stolen in Mendota and publicized on Facebook by Mendota police was returned to its owner Wednesday.
After spending his entire 29-year professional career at Mendota High School, Assistant Principal Joe Masini will become principal starting July 2023.
A Mendota 18-year-old was killed in a traffic crash at the intersection of University Road and Illinois State Route 30 on Thursday in Shabbona, confirmed DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller.
Excavators demolish buildings Thursday in the 800 block of Main Street in Mendota.
Demolition begins on the apartment building that caught fire in Mendota on Aug 22 and should wrap up by Tuesday. There are no plans to rebuild and the building is considered a total loss.
A cruise, the state's largest bocce ball tournament and a fair are among activities set for Labor Day weekend in the Illinois Valley.
When the phone call came Sunday afternoon, Jim Mezo Jr., who was on the couch watching a little TV, was pretty sure it was all a big joke.
Maya Martin, of Mendota, was the recipient of a $500 scholarship sponsored by the La Salle County Bar Association.
A 33-year-old Mendota man died following a crash on his motorcycle Wednesday with a truck on U.S. 6 and Interstate 39 in La Salle.
Crews are investigating the cause of the downtown Mendota fire and residents returned Tuesday for any salvageable belongings, as the seven-alarm fire was brought under control.
OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa, OSF St. Paul Medical Center in Mendota and the Center for Health in Streator will be illuminated in purple lights from Aug. 28 to Sept. 3.