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Archive for April 6th, 2010

Logo for new IVCC Ottawa Center unveiled

Posted by wlpo on April 6, 2010

New Ottawa Center logo. – New Ottawa Center logo.

With a building secured and registration now started, it’s time for a logo for Illinois Valley Community College’s building in Ottawa.

          During Tuesday night’s Ottawa City Council meeting, IVCC President Jerry Corcoran unveiled the logo for the Ottawa Center.  The logo is similar to the main IVCC logo except for a leaf instead of a flame.  The shield on the logo is also draped with a vine. 

          Corcoran says he wanted the logo to be in line with the botanical branding image Ottawa is pushing. 

          Corcoran says around 10% of possible seats at the Ottawa Center have been filled already.  Registration continues the rest of this week at Ottawa City Hall.

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Registration Starts For IVCC’s Ottawa Campus

Posted by wlpo on April 6, 2010

IVCC officials along with city of Ottawa officials held a ceremonial ribbon cutting Tuesday for walk-in, fall registration at the new Ottawa Center.

The registration center is inside Ottawa City Hall and will be open for potential students the rest of this week.  Registration hours at the Ottawa Center are from 11-7 thru Thursday of this week and from 11 until 4:30 on Friday.  Starting next week, the registration office will be open Monday thru Wednesday.

Mary Garcia of Ottawa was the first person to register for a class at the new center.  She won an IVCC gift basket.  Garcia is a non-traditional student who wants to take a computer course to brush up on her skills.

The Ottawa Center will be open for the fall semester.

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Armed Robbery In Morris

Posted by wlpo on April 6, 2010

Police are looking for a man they say robbed a Chase Bank location in Morris.

The suspect is said to be a male white.  He allegedly robbed the bank just before 9 this morning.  While no weapon was shown, police say the robber implied he had one.

Police say they’re looking for a dark maroon Buick that was seen leaving the area at a high rate of speed.

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House Fire In Streator

Posted by wlpo on April 6, 2010

Everyone’s okay after a fire Saturday on the east side of Streator.

The fire was at a home 116 ½ South Everett Street, just behind Cheapseats Bar and Grill.  People were in the house when the fire started but were able to get out unharmed.

Fire officials were able to contain the fire to a bedroom.  They believe the cause is electrical.

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