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Archive for December 11th, 2016

Candlelight program in Peru cancelled

Posted by wlpo on December 11, 2016

The River Valley Chapter of the Compassionate Friends have opted to cancel their planned candlelight program Sunday night at St. John’s Lutheran Church in  Peru. The event was to be part of a world-wide candlelighting to remember those family members who have passed on too early.  This is the only cancellation we have received as of 4pm. Sunday.

 

 

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City Clerk prepared to accept petitions for April 4 election

Posted by wlpo on December 11, 2016

Are you planning to run for public office in Spring Valley  on April 4?  City Clerk Rebecca Hansen says her office will be open from 9 – 5pm starting Monday, December 12 up through the following Monday to accept candidate petitions for the upcoming consolidated election for the offices of Mayor, City Clerk, City Treasurer and Alderman of the First, Second, Third and Fourth Wards.

The Clerk’s office is at 215 Greenwood. You can call 664-4221 if you have questions.

 

 

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Young playwrights sought in Streator

Posted by wlpo on December 11, 2016

Do you have a young playwright in your midst who would love to see their story on stage?  After the first of the year, Streator Community Players will be accepting submissions from students in Grades 7 – 12. Plays should be 1 to 2 hours in length with an intermission.

Anyone submitting the play must be available during the contest as the play is examined, re-worked and re-written.  A winner will be chosen in August with a stage production in November.   Find out more at engle lane dot org.

 

 

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Taylor Miller returned home Saturday night

Posted by wlpo on December 11, 2016

You may have heard or got caught up in a missing person’s case out of Streator. Taylor Miller was reported missing by Streator police about mid-week last week.  Streator Police officer Chris Osborne told “Classic Hits 103-9 WLPO” news that Taylor was found Saturday in the home of a friend.

A county deputy picked her up and she was returned to her Mother about 7pm Saturday night.  Osborne said that the young lady was apparently in good shape. A woman identifying herself as Valerie Noble,  Taylor’s mom, thanked everyone who shared earlier posts and also praised the efforts of police.

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2017 Polar Plunge to raise $$$ for Special Olympics

Posted by wlpo on December 11, 2016

What would you do to help Special Olympics?  Would you raise $100 and then jump into Lake Mendota February 27?  That’s the requirement to be part of the Special Olympics Polar Plunge.  If you raise at least that amount, you’ll receive an exclusive Polar Plunge sweatshirt.   Prizes will be awarded to the top fundraisers and anyone can join and even form a team.

Mendota Civic Center will host a party afterwards.  To find out more, go to plunge Illinois dot com.  The plunge is one of Special Olympics biggest fundraisers of the year.

 

 

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Snow to fall Sunday night; bitter cold will follow

Posted by wlpo on December 11, 2016

A Winter Storm Warning continues until Midnight in LaSalle County, according to the National Weather Service at Romeoville. Another 2 inches of snow is expected by 10pm. The Winter Weather Advisory for Bureau and Putnam Counties has been extended until 9pm. The Quad Cities Weather office says 1 -3 inches may fall in those counties before the system exits the area.  Expect visibility to be reduced and road surfaces to be slippery.  Bitter cold temperatures will be in the Illinois Valley starting Tuesday for an extended stay.

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