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NOTHING but 90s Playlist: November 11th – 15th

NOTHING but 90s Playlist: November 11th – 15th

Monday, November 11th sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Twice as Hard – Black Crowes (tickets already on sale for August 15, 2020 reunion show in Tinley for the 30th anniversary of Shake Your Money Maker) Black Cat – Janet Jackson Black Gold – Soul Asylum Tomorrow – Silverchair Regulate – Warren G & Nate Dogg (Warren G…

ROOTS with ROBB Classic Album: Songs in the Key of Life!

ROOTS with ROBB Classic Album: Songs in the Key of Life!

The first Thursday of the Month we take a look at a classic album, and this definitely qualifies.  Some call it Stevie Wonder’s masterpiece, others say it may be the best double-album ever released.  There’s very little filler (if any), and a true testament to Stevie’s vision there has never been a deluxe edition released.  Other musicians…

Nothing But 90s Playlist: Nov. 4th – Nov. 8th

Nothing But 90s Playlist: Nov. 4th – Nov. 8th

Monday, November 4th sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Intergalactic – Beastie Boys Bombtrack – Rage Against the Machine** Nookie – Limp Bizkit Stay – Dave Matthews Band (drummer Carter Beauford turned 62 yesterday) I Go Blind – Hootie & the Blowfish (first new album in 15 years came out last Friday) Say My Name – Destiny’s Child…

Roots with Robb: ALICE COOPER!

Roots with Robb: ALICE COOPER!

Is there a more appropriate artist to choose for Roots on Halloween than Alice Cooper?  Whether you’re talking the band, or the man, they both suffice for Halloween, and we cover both in this episode.  Enjoy! Roots is co-hosted and brought to you by Farmer’s Insurance, the Robert Hasty Agency Our Roots song of the Day:…

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Coal tar cleanup about to begin at former Central School site in Ottawa

Coal tar cleanup about to begin at former Central School site in Ottawa

Cleanup contractors will begin removing the last of the coal tar at the former Central School site in Ottawa in the next few weeks. Jennifer Golz, a spokesperson for Nicor Gas, says some environmental surveyors will be there this week. A fence will go up to keep the public away from the cleanup area during…

St. Rep. Yednock to meet with veterans again

St. Rep. Yednock to meet with veterans again

St. Rep. Lance Yednock wants to meet with veterans again. His second Veterans Advisory Committee will be at 6pm this Wednesday, November 20 at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Ottawa. The Ottawa Democrat says any veterans, current service members, and others interested in veterans issues are welcome. He says he wants to understand…

Retired teacher Roger Amm awarded for work in documentary

Retired teacher Roger Amm awarded for work in documentary

There’s another Regional Emmy in connection with a documentary about an Ottawa man’s search for information about his grandfather. Roger Amm won the award at the Chicago Regional Emmys Saturday night. His award is for Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent in A Golden Cross to Bear: A Story of the 33rd Division in World…

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WEEKEND ROUNDUP: L-P Swim Co-Op sends Peyton Heagy to State

WEEKEND ROUNDUP: L-P Swim Co-Op sends Peyton Heagy to State

GIRLS SWIMMING L-P’s Peyton Heagy wins twice to advance to State EAST MOLINE – The La Salle-Peru/Ottawa/Streator/Earlville co-op placed fifth at Saturday’s IHSA United Township Sectional, and will send one swimmer to State. L-P swimmer Peyton Heagy won both the 50-yard freestyle (24.52) and the 100 freestyle (53.44), and will compete in both events at…

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

Here is the latest Illinois sports news from The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd Gurley and Malcolm Brown ran for touchdowns and the Los Angeles Rams were able to ground out a 17-7 victory over the Chicago Bears. Gurley tied a season high with 97 yards on 25 carries, scoring on a 1-yard carry up the middle with 3:28 remaining in the first half…

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Streator bowlers fall to L-P

THURSDAY ROUNDUP: Streator bowlers fall to L-P

BOYS BOWLING Streator falls to rival The Bowlin’ Bulldogs were defeated by the L-P Cavilers 2440-2914 Leading the Bulldogs was Sophomore, Adam Jakupcak with a 564 series. Followed by Freshmen, Brady Grabowski with a 555. The JV Bulldogs lost to the Cavs 1494 – 2375. Sophomore, Ben Pon had a 351 series — Streator Bulldog…

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Marie Kondo’s five tips for tidying up with kids

Marie Kondo’s five tips for tidying up with kids

kate_sept2004/iStock(NEW YORK) — Since Marie Kondo released her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, many have followed her KonMari method in the pursuit of a clean home and items that “spark joy.” Now, the queen of tidying up is out with a new children’s book to show others that tidying up is not just…

Teenage athlete suddenly dies of mono after playing in a hockey game

Teenage athlete suddenly dies of mono after playing in a hockey game

Adam_Lazar/iStock(CHICAGO) — A teenage hockey player died suddenly after playing in a game from complications with mononucleosis – an infection he was not even aware that he had.Gabe Remy’s teammates on the Chicago Fury said that they could see signs he wasn’t feeling well last week but just figured that it was symptoms of the…