It’s burgoo time in the Illinois Valley
As the leaves begin to change colors in the Illinois Valley, it means the burgoo stew isn’t far behind.
From 108 ideas to the 10 best, La Salle residents push strategic plan forward
Community leaders and residents gathered Tuesday to select action items for inclusion into La Salle’s 10-year plan during Strategic Community Planning.
NewsTribune sports roundup for Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2023
The Earlville boys soccer team advance to the Little Ten title game, the La Salle-Peru volleyball team earned a conference win and more volleyball, cross…
IVCC rallies in fifth set to top Highland
The IVCC volleyball team outlasted Highland in five sets Tuesday in Oglesby.
Peru mayor apologizes for Pride comments during committee meeting
Peru Mayor Ken Kolowski apologized Tuesday after comments he made during a committee meeting a day earlier, regarding Pride Night hosted by the Illinois Valley…
Generator fire extinguished at Starved Rock hydroelectric plant
A generator caught fire Tuesday morning at the hydroelectric plant at the Starved Rock Lock and Dam outside of Utica.
Mendota DAR to send 192 Christmas cards to support troops
The Fort du Rocher Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Sept. 16 at Graves-Hume Library in Mendota.
Ex-senator Gary Dahl dies at 82, he flipped the area’s senate seat in 2004 for the GOP
He shocked Democrats by defeating longtime state Sen. Pat Welch and then voted to kick disgraced Gov. Rod Blagojevich out of office. Now, Gary Dahl…
Quiet Fest in La Salle raises $11,000 for future projects
Quiet Fest raised more than $11,000 for the City of La Salle Foundation the weekend of Sept. 29-30, prompting organizers to call the inaugural event…
Mendota approves TIF agreement for car dealership
The Mendota City Council on Monday voted in favor of approving a Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Agreement for Prescott Brothers, Inc.
La Salle Rotary Park improvements approved
Changes are coming to Rotary Park in La Salle, as the City Council approved a new pathway and a resurfacing project Monday.
NewsTribune sports roundup for Monday, Oct. 2, 2023
Bureau Valley sophomore Wyatt Novotny qualified for the Class 1A boys golf state tournament and more golf, volleyball and soccer results in Monday’s NewsTribune roundup.