Stories about Oglesby, Illinois
There are a number of seasonal festivals scheduled throughout the Illinois Valley this weekend, as well as a literature festival in Ottawa, a classic car/toy drive in Princeton and a whodunit performance in Streator.
A children’s costume parade, face painting, a magician, a petting zoo, pony rides and a craft and vendor show are among the activities planned Saturday, Oct. 16, for Oglesby’s Harvest Fest at Senica Square.
The La Salle County Health Department is offering walk-in flu vaccinations this week.
Oglesby Mayor Dom Rivara is getting fed up with some of the city’s dilapidated homes and he’s calling on commissioners to “put some teeth” into the ordinance.
Fire departments from across the country, including four from La Salle County, reported to Louisiana just a couple of weeks to aid the region in its recovery from Hurricane Ida.
Susan Glassman will conduct a one-hour clinic on preserving autumn produce at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, at Oglesby Public Library.
The La Salle County Health Department is recommending residents 6 months and older to get vaccinated against seasonal influenza.
Art, film and music lovers will have activities to choose from with the Starved Rock Country Festival of the Arts set this weekend in Ottawa, but there's plenty more activities across La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties for food and beer enthusiasts, dog owners and Halloween buffs.
The Oglesby City Council continued its pursuit to incorporate green energy into its grid.
Senica Square is being lighted and will, in the months ahead, get additional improvements.