A 20-year-old Plainfield woman died following a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 north of Pontiac shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday.
CSX Railroad officials filed a report to the La Salle County Sheriff's Office Friday about criminal damage to tracks the rail line said resulted in a minor derailment in Marseilles.
Republicans have controlled Congress since 2011, yet the Affordable Care Act and other spending programs remain.
School district officials don’t believe either of the proposed kindergarten through 12 educational funding bills in Springfield solve the real problem.
Thursday marked the 100th day since former state Rep. Frank Mautino promised to get answers about his campaign spending.
Vactor Manufacturing in Streator this week announced the layoff of 45 employees, effective next week.
Part of being a successful fantasy owner, or so I'm told, is knowing not only when to let go of a player you've drafted somewhat highly, but when you pick up one that others may have let go.
Spaces, a new business in Ottawa, has what its name implies — space.
MILLINGTON — Millington United Methodist Church, 200 Orleans St., will sponsor a roast beef dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14. Tickets will be $12 each, $6 for children ages 8 and younger. Desserts and beverages will be included, with carryouts available for an extra 50 cents. For mor…
OTTAWA — Upcoming activities at Reddick Library, 1010 Canal St., 815-434-0509 and reddicklibrary.org, will include:
OTTAWA — The OHS Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform at the 84th annual Ottawa High School spring band concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19, in the OHS auditorium, 211 E. Main St.
High school students from across the 38th Senate District were selected to participate in a hands-on experience in state government Tuesday as part of state Sen. Sue Rezin’s first Youth Advisory Council.
Emily Dzekunskas, a senior at Ottawa High School, and Tristan DeBernardi, a senior at Marquette Academy, were awarded scholarships of $1,000 each by the Ottawa Network of Young eXecs.