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Bill lifts regulations on canal boat “Volunteer”

Bill lifts regulations on canal boat “Volunteer”

The boat that gives tours of the Illinois and Michigan Canal at LaSalle is getting some regulatory relief. Canal Corridor Association President Ana Koval says the I&M canal is still considered to be a navigable waterway and subject to many strict regulations. Cong. Adam Kinzinger was able to help with a bill recently signed into…

26-year-old Braidwood woman dead of apparent overdose

26-year-old Braidwood woman dead of apparent overdose

A 26-year-old Braidwood woman died over the weekend of a suspected drug overdose at a home in Minooka. A friend told police that Kathleen A. Garcia was using heroin and prescription drugs when she became unresponsive on Saturday. The friend used the overdose reversal drug Narcan on Garcia to no avail. Grundy County Coroner John…

500-Pound Challenge winners announced

500-Pound Challenge winners announced

Wallace Grade School is the winner of this year’s overall 500-Pound Challenge. The tenth annual Freezin’ for a Reezin food drive was held Friday in the Handy Foods IGA parking lot. OSF Healthcare won in the category for businesses with over 500 members. South Prairie Pioneers 4H Club won in the schools under 100-member category.…

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Marquette boys’ cagers remain undefeated

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Marquette boys’ cagers remain undefeated

BOYS BASKETBALL Ottawa 48, Rock Island 43 ROCK ISLAND – Tyler Carson scored 19 points Saturday night as the Pirates (8-0) remained undefeated on the season. Myles Tucker added 11 points, and Noah Gould compiled seven points, five rebounds and six assists in the victory. Friday night, Dakota Deverteuil poured in a career-high 24 points…

Illinois Sports 12/9/18

Illinois Sports 12/9/18

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press: CHICAGO (AP) — Eddie Goldman led a dominant effort by the defense, and the Chicago Bears shut down Jared Goff and Los Angeles’ high-powered offense in a 15-6 victory over the NFC West champion Rams on Sunday night. The Rams missed a chance to…

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa edges Kaneland for first NIB12 win

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa edges Kaneland for first NIB12 win

GIRLS BASKETBALL Ottawa 30, Kaneland 29 OTTAWA – Regan O’Fallon hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:45 remaining to lift Ottawa (7-2, 1-1) to its third straight win. Sloan Gayan paced the Lady Pirates with nine points and nine rebounds. Angelique Cowan added six points, and O’Fallon finished with five points, six rebounds and two blocks.…

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10-year-old collects over 1,000 toys for charity

10-year-old collects over 1,000 toys for charity

neoblues/iStock(PITTSBURGH) — While other children across the U.S. are busy making their holiday wish lists, one Pennsylvania boy has made it his mission to make sure other kids get toys this season.Colby Jeffrey, 10, collected over 1,000 toys this past Saturday for Toy for Tots in Washington, Pennsylvania, according to ABC affiliate WTAE-TV. Toys for…

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Deadpool defends Nickelback in new ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’ teaser

Deadpool defends Nickelback in new ‘Once Upon a Deadpool’ teaser

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation(NEW YORK) — You know who’s tired of your Nickelback jokes? Deadpool, that’s who. The Merc with a Mouth demands that you “Respect the Back” in a new trailer for Once Upon a Deadpool, the upcoming PG-13 version of the very R-rated Deadpool 2. The clip stars Ryan Reynolds’ profane anti-hero…

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Imagine Dragons auctioning VIP tickets to benefit Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

Imagine Dragons auctioning VIP tickets to benefit Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund

ABC/Randy HolmesImagine Dragons is auctioning off VIP tickets to, and a meet-and-greet opportunity at, the band’s upcoming New Year’s Eve show in Las Vegas. Proceeds will benefit the Time’s Up Legal Defense Fund, which helps connect those who’ve experienced sexual misconduct with legal resources. The auction coincides with the one-year anniversary of the Time’s Up…