Streator, IL


Streator Police Deal with More BB/Broken Glass Issues, Theft

Streator's had a number of broken-glass and BB-gun cases recently. Could this incident be tied to either, or both?. Wednesday morning just before 10, the Wendy's restaurant on Bloomington Street reported that one of its windows had been damaged by ammunition of a type that would come from a BB gun. The incident reportedly happened between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
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Wegner takes over as Evenglow CEO

Evenglow Senior Living and its Board of Trustees have announce the appointment of Cindy Wegner as chief executive officer. Wegner replaces Mark Hovren, who retired as CEO after serving in that position for 17 years. Wegner, who will take over as CEO on Aug. 16, has more than 27 years...
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Ottawa, ILPosted by
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3 ideas for jumping on Thursday’s sunny forecast in Ottawa

(OTTAWA, IL) The forecast is calling for sun today in Ottawa. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: As the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, meeting a friend somewhere pretty with a basket of snacks can be a spontaneous way to enjoy a sunny afternoon in a safer environment than indoors. Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes. Don’t forget your picnic blanket!
Grundy County,

Grundy County Man Pleads Guilty in Opioid Death of Pregnant Woman

(U.S. Attorneys Office for Utah via AP) A Grundy County man pleaded guilty to the drug induced homicide of a 22-year-old pregnant woman from Braidwood. Samantha Kile died after overdosing on fentanyl and heroin back in November of 2018. 27-year-old Colin West of Gardner, Illinois, pleaded guilty in Grundy County Circuit Court to the drug induced homicide of Kile, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. West was sentenced to eight years in prison.
Lasalle County, ILWSPY NEWS

Two Heroin Dealers Sentenced in LaSalle County

Two men have been sentenced in a LaSalle County heroin dealing case. Thore Pastorik, 33, of Marseilles pled guilty last week to dealing between 1 and 15 grams of heroin, a class one felony and received a nine year prison term. In June of 2020, Adam Bennett, 34, of Peru was sentenced to four years in prison on the same charge.
Grundy County, ILWSPY NEWS

Grundy County to Create New Domain for Website

The Grundy County Board Technology Department will be working on switching the county’s website. The Grundy County Elections and Technology Committee on Tuesday heard from County Administrator George Gray on why the county has to change from to Gray said all county employees will be notified. Your browser...

Ottawa officials delay action on dried up canal

OTTAWA – The Ottawa Canal remains bone dry as officials mull over what to do next with the once algae-stricken re-watered section. Both the LaSalle Street and Columbus Street paths crossing beneath the bridges experienced flooding due to sump pump burn-outs as well as debris leaking beneath the retaining walls entering the sump stations. Officials drained the re-watered section to kill bacteria growth, but now Mayor Dan Aussem says they’re still waiting on further expert advice.
Emington, ILPosted by
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Emington Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Emington: Thursday, August 5: Mostly sunny during the day; while mostly cloudy then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Friday, August 6: Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms then chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day; while chance
Livingston County,

Immke seeing crop differences by location

The corn across Livingston County farmer Don Immke’s fields looks good but the jury is still out on the soybeans. For Immke, Illinois Route 47 seemed to be the cutoff line for moisture this summer. “Our beans east of Route 47 are now back to being dark green and everything...

Richie W. Gaskin, 68

Richie W. Gaskin, 68, of Sheridan, IL passed away Monday, August 2, 2021 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, IL. He was born March 9, 1953 in Chicago, IL the son of George and Virginia (Flaherty) Gaskin. He married Virginia Bessing on July 12, 2005 in Ottawa, IL. He took great pride in being a member of the Sons of the American Legion. He enjoyed camping at Rolling Oaks Campground in Sheridan, IL. Richie loved a good game of horseshoes.
Ottawa, ILPosted by
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Ottawa Weather Forecast For The Week Ahead

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Ottawa: Wednesday, August 4: Sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Thursday, August 5: Mostly sunny during the day; while chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Friday, August 6: Chance of Showers And Thunderstorms; Saturday, August 7: Slight Chance
Morris, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

OpenGate Entertainment Customers Obtain Literary Representation Deals with Morris Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) August 04, 2021. OpenGate Entertainment, the largest curator of original concepts in the entertainment industry, has announced that Morris Entertainment has signed representation deals with OpenGate Customers. The agreements are representative of the value derived from an engagement with OpenGate Entertainment, and further enhances the stature and recognition that each of the creators is poised to receive.