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Elmer Peterson 1912-2013
Elmer "Gene" Peterson, 101, of Ottawa, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, at Pleasant View.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Batavia woman dies in crash in Earlville
EARLVILLE – A 20-year-old woman from Batavia died early Sunday morning after the pickup truck she and four others were in crashed near the Lee County border with LaSalle County.
Information assistance available for the elderly, disabled
Arjes is available to assist anyone older than 60 and any disabled person younger than 60 in obtaining access to services available in the area, applying for programs or answering questions.
Streets on West Side will be closed
Streets will be closed on the West Side of Ottawa next week to continue sewer work, according to a city press release.
New cut off meant a decrease in elementary test scores
Don't jump to conclusions, said area administrators about test scores Thursday. Scores are down drastically at elementary schools, but a decision to toughen the grading scale on the Illinois Standards Achievement test given to third- through eighth-graders caused a drop in scores statewide, according to a release from the Illinois State Board of ... (more)