A look back at the tradition of the ‘Turkey Pardon’

WASHINGTON – A long standing tradition at the White House is the yearly tradition of pardoning the Thanksgiving turkey.  Claims vary as to who began the tradition, from Abraham Lincoln to Dwight Eisenhower, but the most documented

Christmas parade coming to Spring Valley Saturday

SPRING VALLEY – A lighted Christmas Parade will delight those in attendance Saturday in Spring Valley. The annual parade will kick off at 6 PM from Hall High School through downtown and ending at Greenwood Street. The

Fugitive arrested in Streator

STREATOR – A fugitive wanted on a warrant for an incident where a Livingston County deputy was allegedly injured was captured in Streator. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, along with members of the US Marshals Great Lakes

Armed robbery reported in Mendota

  MENDOTA – A pedestrian was a victim of an apparent armed robbery Tuesday night in Mendota. The Mendota Police Department say an individual was walking near the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Chicago Street around 10

Two found dead in Mendota home

  MENDOTA – Two Mendota men were found dead in a home on Tuesday. The Mendota Police Department say they were called to the 300 block of 9th Ave around 12:30 PM for the report of two

What time should Thanksgiving dinner start?

According to a recent survey online of over 40,000 people, the most popular answer to when Thanksgiving Dinner should start is between 3:00 and 4:30 P.M.  About a third of people said it should start later and