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Police 4-11-18

The Times relies on reports furnished by police in our coverage area. If you know of a police matter but do not see it reported in The Times, contact us […]

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Ferracuti mansion remains on the market

An Ottawa mansion remains for sale. The property at 2301 Columbus St., known as Questend, was the home of lawyer Pete Ferracuti and his wife, Jan Ferracuti.

Our View: Kudos to Karen Donnelly

Our congratulations to La Salle County State’s Attorney Karen Donnelly on the first of her planned series of community meetings. Such an undertaking has to begin somewhere, and in this […]

Heroin arrests made in Bureau Co.

David E. Grandadam Jr., 40, of Princeton, formerly Ottawa, was charged with delivering heroin to an undercover drug agent and another time delivering a substance that he said was heroin, […]

Easter Seals awarded funding for lighting upgrades

Easter Seals of LaSalle and Bureau counties has been awarded $1,905 from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation to upgrade its lighting to be more energy efficient. Source: Ottawa, IL […]

Bruins join Tigers for some Plano Christmas

The Bruins , who spent the past three Christmas weeks at Marseilles, drew the 15 seed and an opening round game vs. Somonauk. Source: Ottawa, IL Local News Feed     

Our View: Sneak preview a breathtaking view

THE ISSUE: Work starts on the Dayton Bluffs Preserve OUR VIEW: Plan on a ‘sneak preview’ visit The view from the edge of the Dayton Bluffs Preserve is surprisingly breathtaking. […]