You know what a train can do if it hits a car at a crossing. Well, it happened about 6:20am Sunday southwest of Mendota. Fortunately, a deputy determined the car was unoccupied at the time of the accident on Meridian road, south of North 41st. No injuries occurred to the train crew.

A question of when a bar can operate will be up for a vote Monday night at the La Salle City Council meeting. The proposal would limit such establishments to operate anytime except between the hours of 2am and 6am, seven days a week. Closing time now is 3am.

If you're wondering where the Matthiessen and Hegeler Zinc Superfund project stands, be at La Salle Peru High School Auditorium Monday night. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency open house will brief everyone on the residential soil cleanup and sampling and where it currently stands.

(AP) - Tens of thousands of Illinois households have been cut off of federal food stamps as a state agency transitions to a new computer system that handles such benefits. The Chicago Tribune reports that problems come after the Illinois Department of Human Services rolled out the second pha…


The DePue boys basketball team is ranked 4th in Class 1A in the first rankings of the 2017-18 season. Princeton is honorable mention in Class 2A.

A game we broadcast Friday night,  Depue invaded R. M. Germano gym in Granville and thumped the Panthers 57 -27.  PC is at Streator tonight on "Classic Hits 103-9 WLPO" at 5:45.

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