Ottawa, Illinois news
A noise ordinance passed Tuesday through the Ottawa City Council after it was placed on file two weeks prior.
A report from Kmetz Architects said Riordan Pool in Ottawa need $550,000 of repairs in order to open next season, along with additional repairs of $1.2 million in the next five years.
The Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital’s Community Outreach Team will offer flu vaccinations and enroll interested veterans into VA health care Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the American Legion Post 33 in Ottawa.
Ottawa's downtown will be hosting the inaugural Starved Rock Country Festival of the Arts, featuring live music, films and artwork, with a mission of showcasing the region’s dedication to the arts from Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26.
Ottawa High School’s COVID-19 numbers are trending in the right direction recently, its superintendent said.
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 following events are scheduled for the week of Sept. 20 at Reddick Library, 1010 Canal St., Ottawa. Call 815-434-0509 for more information.
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.
After running 13.1 miles during the Starved Rock Country Half Marathon on Saturday most runners just want some water and to relax, but Keith Gercius had a very important question on his mind as he and his girlfriend crossed the finish line.
The 1000-1300 blocks of West Madison Street in Ottawa between Poplar and Armstrong streets will be closed to all traffic beginning 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20.