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U.S. Representative Lauren Underwood, a Democrat from Naperville, visited Ottawa on Sunday to gather signatures to secure her position on the upcoming ballot for the 14th Congressional District, which includes parts of La Salle, Bureau and Putnam counties. 

Two Wenona residents were asleep Sunday morning in a burning house. They're safe after two firemen aroused them and got them and their dogs outside. Their house, unfortunately, is not habitable and the cause is undetermined.

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As the "bad" that surrounds us seems to grow by the week -- toxic politics, screaming matches with loved ones, dismissal of those who don't believe everything as we do -- we need to stop. We don't need to live alone on islands. We need to remember we're part of communities -- literal neighbo…

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