Two pleasure boats caught fire and sank Saturday southeast of Seneca. Seneca Assistant Fire Chief Jim Tyson said they arrived after 9am to Spring Brook Marina on River Road. Being they shared the same dock, the two watercraft were close enough to be both fully engulfed. Unfortunately, both w…

Resurfacing Route 351 through La Salle is a big job. That job starts Monday at Canal street, on the south end of town. Illinois Department of Transportation hopes to finish at Civic Road by the end of the year. Drivers should use caution, expect delays and allow for extra time. Parking along…

85-year-old Dale Nelson of Peoria, formerly of Bloomington and Ottawa died Wednesday at Lutheran Hillside Village in Peoria.

85-year old Nancy Gallagher of Peru, formerly of Spring Valley, died Thursday, July 22 at St. Margaret’s Health – Spring Valley.

92-year-old William Grobe of Ottawa died Monday at the Ottawa Pavilion Nursing Home.