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  1. More solar farms plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Times

    ... The board voted 22-4. The other solar farm, approved by a margin of 21-3, is less than two miles southeast of Grand Ridge, along North 20th Road in Grand Rapids Township. The farm will be run by California-based Borrego Solar System. Board members ...


  2. Rinker to speak at IVCC convocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | The Times

    ... student speakers at commencement. Rinker grew up helping her father, Gus, raise cattle and chickens on their Grand Ridge farm and worked in her mother's veterinary clinic. 2018's Starved Rock Country Ultimate Golf Card entitles you to one ...


  3. Crop and Rainfall Report: 'Corn looks to be the best it has ever been'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | The Times

    ... coyotes howling, too. I guess we left a few for seed last year. Have a good week and be safe. Ken Bernard, Grand Ridge - Well, not much to report last week. No rainfall. The only other good news was the nice temperatures to work in. It is starting ...


  4. Tariffs not just a hill of beans for local farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | The Times

    Darren Walter inspects a soybean crop north of Grand Ridge in August 2009. "With the tariff, there's no winners, only casualties," Walter said this week of the Trump administration's trade war with China.


  5. Police 7-31-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | The Times

    ... Street. Mercides Guiterrez-Carpenter, 18, Streator, was arrested at 10:43 p.m. Monday on Route 23, just north of Grand Ridge, on a complaint of driving while license suspended. She was also cited on complaints of failing to dim headlights and ...


  6. LaSalle County SheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Bureau County Republican

    ... Berry, but struck the rear wheel of the bicycle. Berry was transported to OSF Ottawa St. Elizabeth's Hospital by Grand Ridge EMS. Campbell was cited for improper overtaking, and Berry was cited for improper equipment.


  7. No injuries reported in Lostant fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | The Times

    Smoke and flames were visible upon arrival and fire departments and resources from Tonica, Leonore, Peru, Standard, Grand Ridge, Utica and Oglesby responded for assistance. The fire was under control shortly after arrival, and while fire damage was mostly contained to one room, the rest of the home suffered water and smoke damage.


  8. Police 7-25-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Times

    ... 9 p.m. Tuesday on North 27th Road, just south of Ottawa. Berry was taken to OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center by Grand Ridge medics. Campbell was cited on a complaint of improper overtaking and Berry was cited on a complaint of improper equipment. ...


  9. Talking Points: Is something missing?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 22 | The Times

    ... and appointed officials for putting our tax dollars to work to improve the commute between Streator, Ottawa and Grand Ridge. JIM FRENCH, of Ottawa, is retired after 43 years in radio broadcasting, including 33 in Ottawa. You can reach him through ...


  10. School supplies program needs volunteers and donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | The Times

    ... School, 1709 Columbus St., Ottawa, to sort and package school supplies for 16 public schools in Deer Park, Grand Ridge, Harding, Leland, Marseilles, Milton Pope, Ottawa, Rutland, Seneca, Serena, Sheridan and Wallace. School supplies will be ...


  11. Our View: New resource officers should serve communities wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 20 | The Times

    ... these two new officers and the communities they will serve. THUMBS DOWN TO… a trashy problem. Last week a Grand Ridge resident approached the Village Board to complain about an issue he said he's been dealing with for more than a decade - a ...


  12. Corn kernels begin to fill across La Salle CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | The Times

    ... are trying to figure out the financial devastation we are now seeing with poor grain prices. Ken Bernard, Grand Ridge - Another good week to report rainfall here in Farm Ridge Township: 2.2 inches of rain. With the hot weather, it was a perfect ...


  13. PHOTO: Demonstrators demand end to government corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | The Times

    About 25 people gathered Wednesday evening at Washington Square in downtown Ottawa for a peaceful demonstration against government corruption and public officials using their positions for personal gain. Lighting candles during the demonstration are Denise Barr, Christine Snyder and Lou Ann Gayan, all of Ottawa; Ruben Alvarado, of Grand Ridge; and Mona Smith, of Ottawa.


  14. PHOTOS: County fair contest worth the whistleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | The Times

    ... Christmas." Lisa Meyer took second place with her performance of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Matt Sawin, of Grand Ridge, was a crowd favorite during the whistling contest. He whistled and danced to the Village People's "YMCA." Carly Taylor, 6, of ...


  15. Route 23 between Ottawa and Streator receives road workRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | The Times

    ... Road in Ottawa to north of Richards Road in Streator. Currently, construction work is ongoing between Ottawa and Grand Ridge with traffic being reduced to one lane in areas. Daytime lane closures are expected and will be controlled by flaggers ...


  16. Police 7.15.18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 15 | The Times

    ... to the east and struck a mailbox and utility pole, coming to a rest in a cornfield. No citations were issued. Grand Ridge emergency personnel responded and Champlain was taken by helicopter to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. u Deputies ...


  17. Judith A. (Poundstone) PurcellRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | The Times

    Judith Ann “Judy” Purcell, 76, passed away peacefully June 17 at The Montebello on Academy health care facility in Albuquerque, N.M. Visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at Grand Ridge United Methodist Church with services to follow. The Rev.


  18. Crop dusters begin their workRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Times

    ... while soybeans more than $1.50. Who else out here has had their income reduced that much recently? Ken Bernard, Grand Ridge - For the week, I received 1.6 inches of rain. It came at a nice time for everything. Corn, beans and the second crop beans ...


  19. David J. NovotneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | The Times

    ... (Mason) Green. He is also survived by uncles, Bob Hunter and William “Bill” (Pat) Novotney, of Grand Ridge; and several cousins. Dave spent a lot of his life in Arizona, where he worked at an art gallery and several casinos. He enjoyed ...


  20. Police 7-3-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | The Times

    ... on East 2350th Road in Fall River Township. The vehicle had hit a sign and rolled over. Savana Phelps, 19, Grand Ridge, was arrested at 10:22 a.m. Monday on a warrant for failing to appear in court on a charge of driving while license suspended. She ...


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