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Starved Rock State Park officials are reminding people about winter safety tips while visiting the park. They said be on the lookout for animal tracks in fresh snow and keep an eye out for Bald Eagles.

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Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201 schools are turning to E Learning Days to help solidify how instructional time is made up when classes are canceled due to inclement weather or other events.

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The last of three individuals has pleaded guilty in a Livingston County drug case.Thomas Emerson Jr., 57, of Pontiac was charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance after a search warrant was conducted at 920 West Madison Street in Pontiac in April of 2019.

Harvested deer totals for the firearm deer season in the state and in Grundy County remain down. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says that a preliminary total of 75,349 deer were taken by hunters during the seven-day Illinois Firearm Deer Season that concluded this past Sunday.

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Several felony charges have been filed against a Gardner man accused of killing a female and her unborn child. After a six month investigation, 26-year-old Colin West was indicted on the charge of Drug Induced Homicide, a class X felony; unlawful delivery of a controlled substance, a class t…

Four people died in traffic crashes that occurred in the Illinois State Police District 5 area in the month of November.

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A 34-year-old Morris man who escaped from the Grundy County Jail is now facing an extra felony charge. Grundy County Sheriff Ken Briley said Andrew Viles left the jail during meal delivery around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday and was last seen wearing regular streets clothes.