Author Archives: Jay LeSeure

Ottawa Noon Rotary Exchange Students

Ottawa Noon Rotary Exchange Students

Meet the 2018 Ottawa Noon Rotary Exchange Students with a description of the program from Meg Skelly, the Youth Exchange Officer for the club. Spending their Junior year abroad will be Jack Bullock in Germany, Bridget Stevenson in Sweden, and Owen Heimsoth in Denmark.    Read more »

Stars of the Valley Quilt Show 2018

Stars of the Valley Quilt Show 2018

Hear Karen Bailey and Betsy Elliott of the Illinois Valley Quilt Guild talk about this year’s Stars of the Valley Quilt Show on 7/21 and 7/22 at Celebrations 150 on U.S. 6 west of the four corners in Utica.     http://www.ivquiltguild.comRead more »

Ottawa First Fireworks Coloring Contest Winners

Congratulations to the Ottawa First Fireworks Coloring Contest Winners! and a Big Thank You to all who submitted an entry. All the entries are on display in the Wiley Rabbit window at Financial Plus Credit Union in Ottawa. The First Place champion and official starter of this year’s fireworks show at Ottawa High School’s King…Read more »

Families Belong Together rally in Ottawa 6/30/18

Families Belong Together rally in Ottawa 6/30/18

Listen to LaSalle County Democratic Central Committee Chair Dani Brzozowski talk with Jay about Ottawa being one of over 600 sites around the country on Saturday participating in MoveOn.org’s Families Belong Together rallies to oppose separation of immigrant families.    Read more »

Ottawa First 4th of July Fireworks Update

Ottawa First 4th of July Fireworks Update

Jay talks with Ottawa First President Larry Johnson and volunteer/member Bob Carretto about where to buy one of the few remaining tickets for the raffle drawings beginning July 1st, as well as the event lineup for King Field at OTHS beginning early in the evening on Wednesday, July 4th, leading up to the fireworks show…Read more »

Ottawa Trivia Scavenger Hunt

Ottawa Trivia Scavenger Hunt

Hear Steve Novario, Reddick Mansion Association Board Member and Ottawa Trivia expert, explain the 2nd Annual Ottawa Trivia Scavenger Hunt planned for Saturday, June 23rd, from 6:30 to 8:30 in the evening.  Read more »