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Kylee Zoran awarded Don Morehead Scholarship

Kylee Zoran, of Ottawa Township High School is the 2020 recipient of the Don Morehead Community Service Scholarship. Zoran plants to attend Joliet Junior College and then transfer to a university to pursue a degree in the agricultural industry. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded by OSF Healthcare. Recipients are selected for their citizenship, community involvement,…read more »

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Three new COVID-19 cases in LaSalle County

LaSalle County had three more coronavirus cases to report on Saturday. The health department says there have been 151 cases in the county. The cases include two teens and a man in his twenties. The county has had 13 deaths and 81 recoveries. Nine of the thirteen deaths in the county were residents at the…read more »

Rick Koshko

Rick Koshko

Rick Koshko lived the first half of his life in southern Illinois, then moved to Ottawa early in his broadcasting career. His first thoughts of broadcasting as a career occurred to him at age five–when it was bed time and he realized the guy on the radio didn’t have to go to bed yet. Some irony: for most of the time he’s worked in radio, Rick has had to get up very early in the morning to be on the air, sometimes in addition to being up late at night like he wanted.

Rick is a graduate of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s broadcasting program. He speaks Esperanto, likes astronomy (SkyCaramba), and makes a hobby of photography.

Ethan Kruger

Ethan Kruger

Ethan Kruger started his broadcasting career in college after realizing that he liked hearing himself talk a little bit too much. After a brief stint of spinning records at Eastern Illinois University’s student FM station, Ethan realized his love for reporting the news. He loves where he works and is always excited to discuss what’s happening in the community. Ethan sees it as a privilege to serve the good people of LaSalle County through broadcasting.

Ethan likes board games, the outdoors, and watching all the different versions of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner.

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