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  1. Little library in Grand Ridge openRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Times

    Pat Meagher will serve as library steward, in charge of maintaining Grand Ridge's first little free library, located in front of Village Hall, 130 W Main St. She invites readers to "take a book, leave a book." Pat Meagher will serve as library steward, in charge of maintaining Grand Ridge's first little free library, located in front of Village Hall, 130 W Main St. She invites readers to "take a book, leave a book."

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  2. Mayor will offer advice in Grand Ridge vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | The Times

    Public discussion regarding trustee vacancies opened the Grand Ridge Village Board meeting Tuesday, as Village Attorney Sheryl Churney explained the vacancy involved in April's election will result in Mayor Kay Hines' recommendation to the board. "Trustee input may also be considered by the mayor when making her recommendation, but ultimately it is a board vote," Churney said.

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  3. Passerby, newspaper driver save family from burning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | The Times

    ... believe is the real hero. She was already banging on the door when I came up." Fire Chief Michael Jaegle of the Grand Ridge Volunteer Fire Department said the cause is under investigation by the department and the State Fire Marshal's Office. The ...

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  4. Police 3-9-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | The Times

    ... of his vehicle, entered the south ditch, struck a utility pole and rolled into a field. Travis was taken by Grand Ridge Ambulance to OSF Center for Health-Streator for treatment of minor injuries. Ottawa firefighters responded at 4:09 am. to ...

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  5. Blood donors welcome Saturday in Grand RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | The Times

    The village of Grand Ridge will host a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Farm Ridge Township Building, 228 W. Penn St., Grand Ridge.

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  6. Our View: These libraries belong to everybodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | The Times

    ... selection. Beckett has received interest from a couple businesses in the area including the village of Grand Ridge, which will be one of the first stewards for the Foundation's libraries. It's also recommended the steward register the library with ...

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  7. Police 2-24Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Times

    ... at Ottawa and 15th avenues on complaints of DUI and speeding. He posted bond. A vehicle driven by a 17-year-old Grand Ridge girl collided with a vehicle driven by Nancy Calderon, 22, Streator, at about 3:12 p.m. Thursday at Main and Orleans streets. ...

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  8. Ottawa Zonta honors girls at Recognition and Awards TeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | The Times

    ... qualities. The schools/honorees were Deer Park Community School: Ava Weatherford and Gretchen Hauger; Grand Ridge School: Madilyn Soulsby, Emma Rambo and Leah Krohe; Jefferson School: Riley Conley, Carly Ayala, Teagan Cole, Gabrielle Cooper, Lily ...

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  9. Little library, big impact: Project promotes literacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | The Times

    ... selection. Beckett has received interest from a couple businesses in the area including the village of Grand Ridge, which will be one of the first stewards for the Foundation's libraries. It's also recommended the steward register the library with ...

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  10. 65 years and counting: Ottawa couple keeps faith in each otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Times

    Logan and Esther Sommer, of Ottawa, met in June 1951 at Walter Seed Company in Grand Ridge. More than 65 years together, the couple still is together and going strong.

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  11. Senior Birthday - Nellie BardsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | The Times

    Nellie has three children, David Bardson, of Sheridan, Gary Bardson, of Naplate, and Brian Bardson, of Grand Ridge. She has two grandchildren, Maggie Bardson, of Ottawa, and Molly Bardson, of Minooka; and three great-grandchildren, Brody Pagakis, of Ottawa, the late Brenlee Pagakis and Brinxlei Pagakis, of Ottawa.

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  12. Been There, Done that: Mayans, Machetes and Patojos: My Trip to GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | The Times

    James Durdan, a student at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wis., from Grand Ridge, recently took a school trip to a small village in Guatemala. He is minoring in Spanish, the official language of Guatemala.

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  13. Chamber seeks tough OHS candidate questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | The Times

    ... Running as an informal slate will be incumbent Gene Duffy, retired teacher Heather Reardon, Mike Galletti - a Grand Ridge Elementary School District board member - and write-in candidate June Steder. The other candidates, running as individuals, are ...

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  14. County bee returns Saturday to OttawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | The Times

    Thirty-five school district winners, including last year's champion Shelby Dovin of Grand Ridge, will compete Saturday in the 57th annual county spelling bee. The La Salle, Marshall, Putnam County Spelling Bee is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at the Ottawa Township High School Auditorium, 211 E. Main St. Contestants should arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. for instructions and seating assignments.

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  15. Our View: Who will Ohs honor in 2018?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The Times

    ... individuals to consider, as the first two recipients show. No. 1 was John Finley, class of 1881, a farm boy from Grand Ridge who became a distinguished college educator, journalist and author. Finley also was the key speaker when the current high ...

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  16. Grand Ridge school students attended Books 'N BitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Times

    Fifth- and sixth-grade students at Grand Ridge Grade School attended Books i 1 2Ni 1 2 Bites in the school library. The children got to eat lunch in the library while previewing the new books, then there was a drawing for each book and these students were the first to borrow the new titles.

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  17. BOOKMARKS: My favorite author is ... my daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Times

    ... Montoya DeVeracio, who was adopted as an infant by an Italian royal family - when she was in eighth grade at Grand Ridge Grade School. She worked on it a little at a time for years. She loved her teachers in the English department in high school. ...

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  18. Police 1-29-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | The Times

    ... on complaints of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol and improper lane usage after deputies and Grand Ridge emergency personnel responded to a medical emergency call at 11:23 p.m. on Route 23 in Grand Ridge. Allen was taken to OSF St. ...

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  19. Grand Ridge Grade School honor rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Times

    Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.

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  20. Ottawa's Fleming rebuilds MustangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The Times

    When Darrell Fleming brought home his 1966 Mustang Convertible about two years ago, it was in multiple tubs that filled the bed of a pickup four times. Fleming, of Ottawa, got the car parts and body from a Grand Ridge resident who had planned to restore it, so he had taken apart the car.

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