Category Archives: WCMY News

Oglesby still working on comprehensive plan update

Oglesby is still working on updating its comprehensive plan. The plan in place now dates to 2009. The city’s planning commission has held two meetings so far to get input on updates. The third is Wednesday night (December 11) at 6:30 at Oglesby City Hall. People will be able to look at and talk about…Read more »

A capella group wants to add more voices

Singers are wanted for the Voices in Harmony vocal group that rehearses weekly in Ottawa. Lloyd Chapman sings with the group. Rehearsals are on Monday at 7pm at First Presbyterian Church on E. Jefferson Street. Men and women of all ages are welcome. The group’s first concert is on Saturday at 7pm at the church.Read more »

Fire heavily damages home between Mendota and Troy Grove

A house is damaged after a fire overnight between Troy Grove and Mendota along E. 3rd Rd. Three people got out of the house. The fire was bad enough to burn through the roof and require the help of numerous fire departments through the Mutual Aid Box Alarm System. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Department has…Read more »

Ottawa 911 to get ready for pictures and video

Upgrades at the Ottawa police station’s 911 center next year will help emergency responders get a better picture of what’s wrong in the form of actual pictures of what’s wrong. Police Chief Brent Roalson says the telecommunicators will be able to see videos and pictures from 911 callers. The upgrades will cost more than $900,000.…Read more »