Ottawa men arrested after TRI-Dent investigation

OTTAWA – Two Ottawa men are facing drug charges after an investigation by the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team. On Tuesday night LaSalle County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 24-year-old Daninius G. Sepkus and 22-year-old Eric Motozapo, both of Ottawa on LaSalle County Arrest Warrants. On several occasions TRI-Dent alleges Sepkus delivered purported LSD and Motozapo delivered purported LSD and Ecstasy to agents. Both are being held at the LaSalle County Jail on a $1,000,000 bond.
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Ottawa Man Arrested by Dixon Police Following Investigation

Devin A. Gende, age 20, of Ottawa, Illinois, was arrested on a valid Dixon Police Department arrest warrant for Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse (2 counts) on Wednesday, June 23rd, in the 200 block of South Hennepin Avenue, Dixon, IL. The Dixon Police Department began the criminal investigation June of 2021,...
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Local airports recipents of U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration grant

WASHINGTON – Illinois Valley Regional Airport, Pontiac Municipal Airport, and Dixon Municipal Airport are amongst The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration grant recipients. $8 billion will be awarded to airports across the U.S. in efforts to keep workers employed, construction projects going, and help airports recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Illinois Valley Regional Airport will receive $59,000, and Pontiac and Dixon Municipal Airport will be awarded $32,000 each.
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Mendota Trojans Basketball Camp set for July

MENDOTA – The Mendota Trojans Boys’ Basketball Camp will be held July 13-15 and July 20-22 at Mendota High School. Campers entering first through fourth grades will meet from 8-9:30 a.m. each day and campers entering fifth through eighth grades will meet from 9:30-11 a.m. each day. The registration fee...
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Check out these homes on the Ottawa market now

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City of LaSalle Touting One Shot COVID-19 Clinic at Celebrate LaSalle

Those looking for a Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be able to easily acquire one at the City of La Salle’s Celebrate La Salle festival this weekend. The City of La Salle is partnering with the State of Illinois to offer a vaccine clinic from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday at 143 Marquette Street during their annual festival. No appointment is necessary to receive a vaccination and vaccines will be available on a first-come first serve basis. The Illinois Department of Public Health said the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is authorized and recommended for persons 18 years of age and older. It is a one-dose vaccine.

Lee & Associates closes $3.1 million industrial sale in Madison

Lee & Associates brokered the $3.1 million sale of a 32,600-square-foot fully leased industrial building at 2821 Dairy Drive in Madison, Wisconsin. Camp Perret and John Walsh represented the seller, 2821 Dairy Drive, LLC. Blake George represented the buyer, WI Development Partners, LLC.
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Farm Bureau & COUNTRY hosts school supply drive

BUREAU COUNTY - This year, Another Child Foundation’s goal is to pack nearly 1,000 packs for students in the area. Community support is being sought to help with this goal, which will allow kids to arrive back at school prepared to learn. Farm Bureau and participating COUNTRY insurance offices will...

Princeton Boil Advisory

Princeton city officials have issued a boil advisory for all homes east of South Main and South of East Broadway and 64 East. The advisory is issued because of a water main break. Affected customers should boil their water for drinking and cooking for five minutes before using it. No...
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Sublette Village Board approves donations

SUBLETTE - The Village of Sublette board approved a donation to two organizations during its monthly meeting on June 14. The board met at the Ellice Dinges Center with all board members present. Village President John Stenzel told the board that years ago, the village would make a donation to...
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Bureau County Friends of 4-H & Extension announce raffle winners

PRINCETON - Friends of 4-H & Extension, who help to support outreach educational programs for the Extension Service and 4-H/Youth Development Programs in Bureau County, has announced the winners of their cash raffle fundraiser. The four cash prizes went to John Boroski of Spring Valley, $2,500; Dennis Hickey of Bradford, $1,000; Sandra Morse of Tiskilwa, $500; and Kay Taylor of Princeton, $250.
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LaSalle County 4-H Show and Junior Fair July 7-11

OTTAWA - The 2021 LaSalle County 4-H Show and Junior Fair, “The Power of YOUth!” is gearing up for a great 4-H exhibit show representing area 4-H youth exhibitions as well as many activities and evening events. The fair kicks off Wednesday, July 7 and continue through July 11 at the LaSalle County fairgrounds in Ottawa.
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City Council OKs license; approves requests

MENDOTA – The Mendota City Council acted on several requests and heard about bid openings for the street maintenance program at its June 21 regular meeting. During Mayor David Boelk’s report, he informed the council members that bid openings had been conducted earlier in the day for the 2021 non-motor fuel tax street maintenance program. This is for the Burlington Street curb and Welland Road pavement projects. Since the item was not on the agenda for the council’s consideration, the awarding of the bid could not be done, however, he asked the council to consider accepting the bid of Advanced Asphalt Company of Princeton. The formal awarding of the bid will be done at the first meeting in July.
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Gathering of geese

MENDOTA – While many people enjoyed the weekend by casting their fishing line into the water of Lake Mendota, a gaggle of geese hang out under a shade tree on the first day of summer, June 20. Summer also arrived with some much-needed rain as nearly an inch and a half fell in Mendota, much to the delight of the grass and area farmers. (Reporter photo)
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4-Day Weather Forecast For Ottawa

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Ottawa: Tuesday, June 22: Sunny during the day; while showers and thunderstorms likely overnight; Wednesday, June 23: Chance of showers and thunderstorms then partly sunny during the day; while partly cloudy overnight; Thursday, June 24: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms;
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Mendota fireworks show set for June 26 at Lake Mendota Park

MENDOTA – Mendota will have its Independence Day celebration on Saturday, June 26 at Lake Mendota Park. The gates will open at 7 p.m. and the fabulous fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. There will be a concession stand, glow merchandise for sale, world-famous corn dogs served by...

“A Special Afternoon For Special Kids” returns for a 4th year to the Sweet Corn Festival

MENDOTA – An afternoon for special needs children to enjoy some of the rides at the Mendota Sweet Corn Festival will return this year. The Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce announced the opening of the Carnival on Thursday, August 12th from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM for anyone with special needs and their immediate family. The select carnival rides will be free of charge with their family without worrying about long lines, loud music, crowds of people, and bright flashing lights. The carnival will not open to the general public until 6pm that night.