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On Thursday, Oglesby Public Safety Commissioner James "Cully" Cullinan informed Police Chief James Knoblauch he was replacing Knoblauch as head of the department.

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   U.S. Senator Dick Durbin went after two Republicans in his Ottawa address Saturday. Before a Union Summit, he said what was expected - painting former Governor Rauner and President Trump as unfriendly to unions. One on one with Durbin afterwards, the media asked about the impending Senate…

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  It will take time to shake off this bitter cold weather in Starved Rock Country. The temperature at Classic Hits 103-9 WLPO was at zero at 5:30am Sunday. As predicted in the Wind Chill Advisory issued late Satuday, the “feel like” temperature was about minus 21. That Advisory will expire b…

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    The La Salle Peru High School Hall of Honor officially inducted ten new members Saturday night in Matthiessen Auditorium. AD Dan Le conducted the ceremony honoring Sue Marshall, Robert “Bo” Windy, Gary Windy, the 1978 Football and 2008 Volleyball teams, Dr.Gary Novak, Dr. Melvin Pontius,…

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    No big surprises from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin speaking at a Saturday union summit in Ottawa. Citing his upbringing in East St. Louis, Durbin thanked unions for their steady and constant support. He cited former Governor Rauner and President Donald Trump for anti-union stances.  

If you’ve given thought to becoming a nurse, mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 12th. At 10:00 on that day, Illinois Valley Community College will host a nursing-admission information session.

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