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Ottawa to test water treatment plant filter upgrade

Ottawa to test water treatment plant filter upgrade

There may be a better way to remove radium from Ottawa’s drinking water than what’s currently used at the water treatment plant on E. Norris Dr. Tonka Water will install a hydrous manganese oxide or HMO system to test it in the spring. The company says HMO is a mineral that radium binds to. HMO…

Eighth annual Penguin Plunge preliminary fundraising figure is $185k

Eighth annual Penguin Plunge preliminary fundraising figure is $185k

The Penguin Plunge preliminary fundraiser total is $185,000. People raised money for Make-A-Wish Illinois by jumping in the Illinois River at Heritage Harbor Saturday. More than 100 people feel strongly about why they do it. Here are some of the plungers WCMY News spoke to before they jumped in. And here are some of the…

Bald Eagle Watch Weekend coming up

Bald Eagle Watch Weekend coming up

The annual Bald Eagle Watch Weekend is Saturday and Sunday next week at the Starved Rock Visitors Center, Starved Rock Lodge, and Illinois Waterway Visitors Center. Illinois Audubon Society President Jim Herkert it’s not just for bird watchers. In the winter, bald eagles tend to gather in large numbers near dams because they are the…

Oglesby man arrested on child porn charges

Oglesby man arrested on child porn charges

32-year-old Robert E. Tannenbaum Jr., of Oglesby, was arrested Friday on child porn charges. Police took him from the 600 block West Walnut Street to the county jail. The arrest is the result of an investigation by multiple agencies including the Illinois Attorney General’s Office. Tannenbaum is being held on a $75,000 bond.

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THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Seneca wins Tri-County Conference Tournament, Marquette takes third

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Seneca wins Tri-County Conference Tournament, Marquette takes third

GIRLS BASKETBALL Seneca takes title, Marquette third at Tri-County Conference Tournament Final @SenecaHS 2019 TCC Tourney Champs. 31-28 pic.twitter.com/QAZW27kUl3 — TCC (@tricountyconf) January 18, 2019 ROANOKE – The Lady Irish (19-4) won the tournament in their first year in the league. No statistics were available to WCMY. Marquette won the third place game over Midland,…

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 22 of his 25 points in the third quarter, Nikola Jokic finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double and the Denver Nuggets cruised past Chicago 135-105 for their 12th straight home win over the Bulls. Chicago hasn’t knocked off the Nuggets at the Pepsi Center since Feb. 8, 2006.…

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Seneca wrestlers sweep non-conference triangular

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Seneca wrestlers sweep non-conference triangular

WRESTLING Seneca wins two GRANVILLE – The Fighting Irish defeated Somonauk, 68-12, and Putnam County/Hall by a 66-15 margin. Against the Bobcats, Cody Carvell, Ben Virgo and Joey Hatz won by pinfall, Jackson Beene earned a win by technical fall and Owen Feiner won his match in overtime. Hatz, Kyle Hamby, Gavin Robertson and Nathan…

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Scoreboard roundup — 1/19/19

Scoreboard roundup — 1/19/19

iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Saturday’s sports events:NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONOklahoma City 117, Philadelphia 115Charlotte 135, Phoenix 115Sacramento 103, Detroit 101Milwaukee 118, Orlando 108Indiana 111, Dallas 99Toronto 119, Memphis 90Boston 113, Atlanta 105Miami 117, Chicago 103Houston 138, L.A. Lakers 134Denver 124, Cleveland 102NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUEAnaheim 3, New Jersey 2Colorado 7, L.A. Kings 1St.…

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Def Leppard heading to Canada for summer tour

Def Leppard heading to Canada for summer tour

Credit: Kevin NixonDef Leppard has announced its first North American concerts of 2019: a run of summer shows in Canada. The trek kicks off July 12 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and is plotted out through a July 31 performance in Calgary, Alberta. The U.K. hard rockers will be joined by Tesla on the outing. Tickets…