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Ottawa buying deteriorating home by Walsh Park

Ottawa buying deteriorating home by Walsh Park

The city of Ottawa is buying a dilapidated home near Walsh Park for $1. Mayor Bob Eschbach says the city will have the home torn down. What happens after that hasn’t been decided. When the lot is cleared, the city could sell it for someone to build a new home on. Or the city could…

Geology hike at Dayton Bluffs Preserve coming up

Geology hike at Dayton Bluffs Preserve coming up

Space is limited for a hike on Saturday, March 2 from nine to noon at Dayton Bluffs Preserve just northeast of Ottawa. Conservation Foundation President Brook McDonald is leading the hike that includes a pioneer cemetery, Native American burial mounds, and some really old rocks. The hike is about two miles and will cover some…

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THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Serena’s Holdiman, Baker named all-conference

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Serena’s Holdiman, Baker named all-conference

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL Serena has two named to All-Little 10 Team UNDATED – Maddie Holdiman of Serena was among seven unanimous All-Little 10 Conference selections, and among 10 players named to the list overall. The senior, all-conference for the third time and unanimous for the second time, averaged 13.4 points per game in conference games. She…

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have released tight end Dion Sims. Signed by Chicago in 2017 after spending his first four years with Miami, Sims caught 17 passes for 189 yards over 22 games the past two years. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rick Byrd won his 800th career game as Belmont rolled…

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Moline trips up Ottawa; Marquette, Seneca win regional openers

WEDNESDAY ROUNDUP: Moline trips up Ottawa; Marquette, Seneca win regional openers

BOYS BASKETBALL Poor second half ends Ottawa’s winning streak OTTAWA – Ottawa was outscored 31-11 in the second half—15-2 in the fourth quarter—and had its seven-game winning streak snapped by Moline in a 54-37 loss at Kingman Gym. Myles Tucker had 20 points for the Pirates (23-3). Deonte Billups recorded a 20-point, 14-rebound double double…

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What happens next in North Carolina congressional race re-do?

What happens next in North Carolina congressional race re-do?

ABC News(RALEIGH, N.C.) — After a dramatic, months-long investigation into allegations of a widespread, coordinated and possibly illegal ballot tampering scheme, election officials in North Carolina have ordered that a new election be held in the state’s 9th Congressional District, a decision that reverberated across the American political landscape and could reframe the national conversation…

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Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw shut down over arm issue

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw shut down over arm issue

Photo by Allen Kee / ESPN Images(GLENDALE, Ariz.) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have shut down ace Clayton Kershaw indefinitely after he reportedly didn’t feel right during an early throwing session.Kershaw didn’t elaborate on the issue following the team’s Friday workout. He did say that he expects to be kept off the mound for only…

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What automakers aren’t telling you about electric vehicles

What automakers aren’t telling you about electric vehicles

Jaguar Land Rover(NEW YORK) — Will 2019 become the year of the electric car?At next month’s auto show in Geneva, electric cars and concepts from Aston Martin’s Lagonda marque, Nissan, Audi, Mercedes, Honda and Kia will take center stage.They’ll join a growing list of cutting-edge electronic vehicles, or EVs, entering the increasingly crowded segment this…

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Where’s the beef? Wolfgang Puck’s got it this Oscar Sunday

Where’s the beef? Wolfgang Puck’s got it this Oscar Sunday

ABC(LOS ANGELES) — As sure as a winner will forget to thank their significant other on the podium, celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck will be running the kitchen for the famed Governors Ball after the Oscars Sunday night.  It’s the 25th year that Puck’s been crafting A-list edibles for A-list guests at the official after-party of…

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