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Racing, food and music continues at Lake DePue

Posted by wlpo on July 27, 2013

A full day of racing is on the schedule in DePue.  It’s day two of championship powerboat races.  It cost $3 to watch the races which begin at 12pm Saturday. 

You’ll also find food stands, a carnival and a beer garden.  The big beer garden opens at 5pm.  The band Old as Dirt takes the stage at eight.

The races wrap up Sunday.

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Two teens tickted after police called to a party in Peru

Posted by wlpo on July 27, 2013

 A get-together in Peru left a couple of teens ticketed.  A call to police about a possible underage drinking party Thursday night led police to the 800 block Calhoun Street.

          While several teens blew zero on a breathalyzer, a 16 year old boy was arrested for underage drinking and criminal damage to property.  Police say the boy damaged a fence while trying to leave. 

          A 17 year old was arrested for possession of cannabis. 

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