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Being Tuesday is “Giving Tuesday”, Princeton police are giving one officer an honorary “send-off”.  Tuesday is the last day for retiring Princeton Officer Rob Jensen. There's a public Open House at the station between 11 – 1pm.  Food will be served off the grill.

Odell is the small town southwest of Dwight, but it's got the Livingston County Sheriff's attention. This, after someone robbed the Fast Stop there around 9:30pm Saturday. Sheriff Tony Childress says the offender brandished a small fire arm in front of the clerk. He then left on foot in an u…

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Marine Corps veteran Matthew Curtis Brown of rural Mendota will receive a brand-new Rheem comfort system just in time for the coldest winter weather. Matt is the winner of this year's Comfort a Hero promotion, sponsored by Triple Service and Starved Rock Media.

Bureau County United Way is at one-third of its annual campaign goal of $107,000. Executive Director Victoria Yepsen says Tuesday - “Giving Tuesday” - is a fine time to remember BCUW and the agencies it supports.

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Packed among the annual “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” is “Giving Tuesday”. The Giving Tuesday organization says the event, which is this Tuesday, is about practicing radical generosity for one day.

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The cause of a house fire in Cherry Saturday is not known. Assistant Fire Chief Jack Hoescheid said firemen found flames around a backdoor at 107 South Taylor when they arrived about 4pm. With help from Ladd, Arlington and Spring Valley, the fire was knocked down in thirty minutes. Damage wa…

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A Somonauk man ran a stop sign Friday and, for him, it goes down hill from there. 19-year old Tyler Cavanaugh allegedly drove through a stop sign intersection causing Dekalb County deputies to pull him over. The officer decided to search the vehicle and turned up three hits of alleged LSD – …

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A lit cigarette is blamed for a house fire in Peru Saturday afternoon. Deputy Fire Chief Jim Duncan said it happened in the 600 block of 6th street at 3:35pm. The still burning cigarette was accidentally tossed into a garbage can next to a side door. The can's contents caught fire then sprea…

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It's called Omicron. And it's the new, remarkably fast-spreading COVID variant that was first reported just over two weeks ago. It's now leading to global hand-wringing.

Christmas in the United Kingdom isn't all Charles Dickens, but they do enjoy a merry Christmas. Or, as they may put it, a HAPPY Christmas. The La Salle Public Library is hosting a virtual look at what goes into it.

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