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A Chicago man went on trial again Monday in La Salle County Circuit Court on drug charges stemming from his arrest in Ottawa.

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Peru police drug detectives, aided by state police and investigators with the La Salle County State's Attorney's Office, arrested Annette C. Jones, 56, 1 Ponsetti Drive, Apt. 1A, Spring Valley, at 12:21 p.m. Monday at her home on a charge she sold heroin during an undercover police operation…

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The following is provided by the La Salle County Sheriff's Office, listing those processed at the jail, with their age, address, day of processing and pending charge(s):

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says it has reached an agreement with the governor's office to reopen the state museum by charging admission and closing two branches to save money.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus. In an announcement Monday, the White House said the money would be used to expand mosquito control programs, speed development of a vaccine, develop diagn…

The following is provided by the La Salle County Sheriff's Office, listing those processed at the jail, with their age, address, day of processing and pending charge(s):

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If I ever get over my fear of flying across the ocean — and come to think of it, if I ever get over my fear of driving through the mountains — I would like to someday visit there.

The following local students made the president's list honors for the fall semester at Illinois Central College in East Peoria:

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Homeless people scrambled to find shelter, schools closed down and plumbers wrestled with frozen pipes Tuesday as the Upper Midwest endured a third straight day of bitter cold temperatures.

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  • Haystack said:

    I wonder why a radio personality would use the word "Hillbilly" when he talked about Peyton Maning. Just asking!!! Eh?
  • rural observer said:

    Richard Dale Snyder is an American politician, business executive, venture capitalist. Remind you of anyone we know?
  • rural observer said:

    Reeder's comments were about MAP legislation. MAP grants are student aid to college students throughout the state. Once again hillbilly you display…
  • gibcity said:

    Put this guy next to cell mate Ron. It's where he will end up. Illinois is the most corrupt and dysfunctional state in the nation.
  • kentuckyhillblly said:

    my mom said if you don't have nothing nice to say about someone to keep your mouth closed. I bought one vehicle from bill walsh long ago and that was…
  • kentuckyhillblly said:

    we definitely have a problem and ruaner didn't cause it. the democrats that have ruled this state the last 40 years have spent more then they have be…
  • kentuckyhillblly said:

    I have attended many bears games in my lifetime. the prices continue to escalate so a family of 4 needs to take out a 5 year loan to see one NFL gam…