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Tuesday night was a great night for children in Ottawa.
The La Salle City Council approved a recommendation by the Planning Commission that a special use permit be granted to John Hurst to add an onsite crematorium to Hurst Funeral Home, 650 Fifth St.
The Ottawa Fire Department recently hired six new firefighters who were sworn-in Tuesday.
Deer Park Grade School will host kindergarten registration for the 2024-2025 school year for all students that will be turning 5 on or before Sept. 1.
DeKalb County State’s Attorney Rick Amato this month ordered DeKalb Alderwoman Carolyn “Morris” Zasada, running for state rep. in the 76th District, to stop sending emails soliciting money for her campaign to city of DeKalb employees, emails Zasada said were sent by mistake.
The St. John’s Lodge No. 13 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Peru held its 183rd annual installation of officers, during an open ceremony Jan. 18 at the Peru Masonic Center.
Families used straws, tape and scissors to create homemade Mt. Rushmore crafts Monday at Reddick Library in Ottawa. The craft theme celebrated Presidents' Day.
Matt Weaver, a 44-year-old Ottawa native and now former commander of the Ottawa American Legion Post 33, and his family will be the beneficiaries of a benefit 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, at the legion, 901 La Salle St.
A Taylor Swift dance party is scheduled Sunday, Aug. 4, in Ottawa during Friendship Days.
La Salle County will be hosting free electronics recycling events on April 20 and Oct. 5 in 2024.
“100 Things to Do in Illinois Before You Die” Author Melanie Holmes will be giving a presentation Thursday, Feb. 22, at Reddick Library in Ottawa.
The Ottawa Visitors Center made an opportune pitch for Ottawa during the Chicago Blackhawks game.
Four candidates seeking their party’s nomination to be 76th District state representative attended a forum to stump their campaigns for the second time this week, this time sharing among other topics their views on the SAFE-T Act.
The Ottawa High School speech team clinched its trip to state, after three of its members qualified in two events during the Morris Sectional last weekend.
Mason Shannon testified Friday he was scared of Michael Castelli on the night he placed Castelli into a headlock during a struggle at the Bonnie Plants facility in rural Ottawa.