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  1. Lincoln turns tide in debates in GalesburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 13 | The Times

    Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln re-enactors spent the morning strolling around Washington Square in Ottawa on Aug. 21. The couple was there for the anniversary of the first Lincoln-Douglas debate on Aug. 21, 1858, at that location. Sponsored by the Ottawa Visitors Center, the couple portraying the Lincolns were Carl and Darlene Bedei, of Grand Ridge.

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  2. Donald Ray MathisRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | County Record

    ... his mother, Violet Mathis of Blountstown; his wife, Alethea (Tatum) Mathis of Marianna; sons, Chad Mathis of Grand Ridge, Allen Mathis of Illinois, Justin and Joshua Roberts of Marianna, and Hudson Roberts of Gatlinburg, Tennessee; two daughters, ...

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  3. Skolek 60th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | The Times

    Jim and Donna Skolek of Ottawa will be celebrating their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Jim and Donna were married on September 28, 1958 in Grand Ridge.

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  4. Police 9-21-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Times

    ... when he proceeded through an intersection and was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Scott Duffield, 61, Grand Ridge. Marseilles EMS was dispatched but there were no injuries reported.​ 2018's Starved Rock Country Ultimate Golf Card ...

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  5. Police 9-13-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | The Times

    ... her breaks and attempted to swerve to avoid the deer but ended up in the south side ditch and was treated by Grand Ridge EMS. Burns was taken to the county jail. Kiaela Bracy, 38, Aurora, was arrested at 1:08 a.m. Thursday at Route 71 and Interstate ...

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  6. Meeting MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | The Times

    George Maurer , of Grand Ridge, went to Guaranteed Rate Field on Chicago's south side last weekend and got a picture with Ottawa major leaguer Michael Hermosillo as the Angels visited the White Sox. Maurer's friend, Larry Rosales, took the photo.

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  7. Wisconsin Professor Cycles Around the Midwest for SolarRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2018 | Manufacturing.net

    ... bike trip, which concluded in August, took Tinjum through a plethora of solar gardens in Minnesota, Invenergy's Grand Ridge Energy Center in Illinois, a Wisconsin solar-powered coffee roaster and countless homes and businesses with rooftop solar. ...

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  8. Explosive Art: Ballistics license required for art pieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | The Times

    ... for Mary “Kathy” Zehr was an explosive ballistics license. The Chenoa resident, formally of Grand Ridge, brought her large “Wild Horses” piece to the Omni Prize for the Arts festival in Ottawa over the weekend. The large ...

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  9. Wisconsin professor cycles around the Midwest for solarRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2018 | Washington Times

    ... bike trip, which concluded in August, took Tinjum through a plethora of solar gardens in Minnesota, Invenergy's Grand Ridge Energy Center in Illinois, a Wisconsin solar-powered coffee roaster and countless homes and businesses with rooftop solar. ...

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  10. New kindergarten study doesn't tell the whole storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Times

    Grand Ridge kindergarten teacher Beth Schrik speaks to her class at the grade school. A recent study by the Illinois State Board of Education examined how well-prepared kindergartners are for their first day of school.

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  11. Additional food assistance availableRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | The Times

    ... take up to two hours. The event will be held outdoors, so plan for the weather. Residents of Ottawa, Marseilles, Grand Ridge, Sheridan, and Serena who qualify for assistance at Ottawa Community Food Basket are encouraged to come to this event in ...

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  12. Police 8-31-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | The Times

    ... boat. The individuals were rescued prior to the fire department's arrival in a boat and were being treated by Grand Ridge Fire Department. Ottawa firefighters responded at 7:58 a.m. Thursday to 900 Paul St. for an alarm set off by cooking. Streator ...

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  13. Vera V. RoweRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Times

    Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 26, at Grand Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 27, at the funeral home.

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  14. Picture ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | The Times

    With a little help from the Grand Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, these youngsters aim for their target during the water fight competition at Grand Ridge Community Fest. From the mural on the other side of La Salle Street in Ottawa, a reflection of Gen.

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  15. Tracy L. (Eutis) HardenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Times

    Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Grand Ridge Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev.

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  16. Substitute teaching open to more peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Times

    Grand Ridge sixth-grade teacher Elizabeth Bernardoni teaches Language Arts to her class Tuesday. New laws have made the substitute teacher pool potentially larger, which will help school districts, especially when flu season starts.

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  17. PHOTO: Lincoln strolls Ottawa for anniversary tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Times

    ... Sponsored by the Ottawa Visitors Center, the couple portraying the Lincolns were Carl and Darlene Bedei, of Grand Ridge. Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln spent their Tuesday morning strolling around Washington Square in Ottawa. The couple was there for ...

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  18. Death Notice 8-19-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Times

    Tracy Lynn Eutis Harden, 38, of Joliet and formerly of Grand Ridge, died Aug. 12 in Joliet. Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday Aug. 25, at Grand Ridge Funeral Home.

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  19. PHOTOS: Grand Ridge Community FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | The Times

    Those along the parade route line up to shake hands with the Shriners and their miniature cars Sunday during the annual Grand Ridge Community Fest Parade. Children were able to stay cool and refreshed on a warm day by participating in the water fights event Saturday during the annual Grand Ridge Community Fest.

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  20. Picture this: Your communities in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | The Times

    A pup gets a free ride on his owner's neck because the streets were too hot for paws during recent Ottawa Riverfest activities. One-and-a-half-year-old Ryder Sorenson loves to work in the garden and helps a few times a week in the Grand Ridge vegetable patch of his grandfather, Sonny Sorenson.

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