La Salle County Newswire (Page 2)

La Salle County Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Legal pot? Hopefully not, Towne saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Times

    La Salle County Board member Joe Oscepinski supports marijuana legalization, so he asked State's Attorney Brian Towne on Wednesday whether he expects the drug to become legal in the next decade. Oscepinski, D-Peru, said although he supports legalization, he isn't a "pothead."

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  2. 71-year-old Utica man dies in ATV accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Times

    ... at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Groves after being flown there by a medical helicopter from the scene. La Salle County Sheriff's deputies responded to the all-terrain vehicle accident at 2345 North 30th Road in Rutland Township at 4:20 p.m. ...

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  3. 70-year-old dies in ATV accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Times

    La Salle County deputies responded to an all-terrain vehicle accident at 2345 North 30th Road in Rutland Township at 4:20 p.m. In a news release, the sheriff's office reported the ATV was being operated on the roadway when the driver lost control and rolled the vehicle. The driver was air lifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downer's Grove, where he later died from injuries.

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  4. Dems: Long would let predators hideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Times

    ... let "dangerous child predators hide right next door." The Illinois Democratic Party sent out a mailer to La Salle County residents in the last few days painting Republican state representative candidate Jerry Long as friendly to sex offenders. But ...

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  5. Bramel not a write-in hopeful after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Times

    Republican state representatives candidates Jacob Bramel , of Marseilles, and Jerry Long, of Streator, share the podium while answering audience questions during the La Salle County Tea Party meeting at Pitstick Pavilion in February. Republican state representatives candidates Jacob Bramel , of Marseilles, and Jerry Long, of Streator, share the podium while answering audience questions during the La Salle County Tea Party meeting at Pitstick Pavilion in February.

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  6. Drug dealer gets prison for Ottawa crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Times

    ... ercover for Ottawa police. McLaurin was in prison from October 2013 to September 2015 for selling cocaine in La Salle County.

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  7. Streator Area United Way looking to broaden draw for fundraisingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times

    ... let us know." "What's interesting about the agencies we represent (is) a lot of the agencies are located in La Salle County and a couple are homegrown in Streator - the Illinois Valley Brain Injury Clubhouse and the Streator Substance Abuse ...

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  8. Ransom chicken case may continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times

    La Salle County Court is poised to schedule a new trial for Ransom resident Randy Stillwell. He was convicted last month of violating a Ransom ban on chickens inside village limits.

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  9. SALMAGUNDI: Rauner's fair foundation a winning ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times

    ... Agriculture is a huge deal in Illinois. It seems ridiculous to write such a blatantly obvious sentence in a La Salle County newspaper, but take it from my experience as a north suburban native Chicago: not everyone in Illinois understands this ...

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  10. CASA volunteers commissionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times

    Between Bill Pfalzgraf, 13th Judicial Circuit director of Court Services and advisor to La Salle County Court Appointed Special Advocates and Judge Cynthia Raccuglia, are CASA volunteers Art Reiwaldt and Karen Barton, both of Ottawa. They were commissioned in July after completing 30 hours of training and passing a rigorous set of background checks.

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  11. PHOTOS: Gov. Rauner in La Salle County for national guard visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times

    Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Sunday the Illinois National Guard Training Facility in Marseilles and rode in a Blackhawk helicopter for the first time. The governor recognized the top 20 marksmen and present each of them with the Governor's Marksmanship Award.

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  12. Grand Ridge pays tribute to Jim DurdanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times

    ... slow-speed ride will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday on Burlington Street and take a nearly five-hour ride through La Salle County. "Our first stop will be at the Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial in Marseilles, where we will hear a talk and tour the ...

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  13. PHOTO: Gov. Rauner in La Salle County for national guard visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Times

    Gov. Bruce Rauner visited Sunday the Illinois National Guard Training Facility in Marseilles and rode in a Blackhawk helicopter for the first time. The governor recognized the top 20 marksmen and present each of them with the Governor's Marksmanship Award.

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  14. Olympic medal winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Times

    ... The brothers' father was Maurice T. Moloney. An immigrant from County Kerry, Ireland, Moloney was elected La Salle County state's attorney in 1884, Illinois attorney general in 1892 and mayor of Ottawa in 1899. In 1902 he built the Moloney Building ...

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  15. 'Chairishing' lost soldiers: La Salle County Veteran's Home remembers POW-MIARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | The Times

    ... of Veterans' Affairs Director Erica Jeffries speaks Saturday at the "Chair of Honor" presentation at La Salle County Veterans Home in La Salle. The chair is dedicated to all POW-MIA soldiers. "In my line of work we ask why they didn't come home. I ...

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  16. Streator Greenway grant funds unfrozenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Times

    ... in 28 counties will help communities acquire land for parks and improve recreational opportunities. Other La Salle County projects awarded were $256,800 to Peru for improvements at Washington Park and $214,700 to Seneca for initial development of a ...

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  17. Reynolds helps PTSD veterans out of the dark, into the lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Times

    ... I know it will never leave me." With little memory of his last days in Vietnam, Reynolds came home to La Salle County - like many returning combat servicemen and women - suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Part of his personal salvation ...

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  18. County deficits 'disconcerting'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Times

    La Salle County officials say pink slips are a last resort in county government, but they warn they must wield the budget ax to avoid layoffs. On July 31, the general fund's balance stood at $9.5 million, down from $14.2 million four years earlier.

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  19. About Town - La Salle County Association for Home & Community EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Times

    The Illinois Association for Home and Community Education District Workshop for 2016 was Aug. 9 at Illinois Valley Community College in Oglesby. The La Salle County AHCE Board members who attended were Bernice Dunn and Sarah Dunn and Carol Elmore, Penny Carter, Linda Miller, Sandy Martin and Becky Kendall.

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  20. Long switches from trucking to campaigningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Times

    ... opponents. Mautino, who resigned last December to become state auditor general, was replaced by Skoog, then La Salle County's circuit clerk. When he left USF Holland in 2014, Long said he was seventh in seniority among 65 drivers based out of its ...

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