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City moving ahead with Coliseum museum

OREGON – Legal requirements have put a slight delay in the City Council’s ability to approve a long-term lease that will change the Oregon Coliseum into a museum. Because of laws governing proper public notification, the council must wait until April 10 to vote on entering into a 49-year lease...

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FRANKLIN GROVE Culvert work will bring Route 38 to one lane

FRANKLIN GROVE – A section of state Route 38 will be down to one lane beginning Monday as crews begin to replace a culvert in the drainage ditch at North Spring Street. Widening work is expected to take 2 weeks, during which time flaggers will direct traffic through daytime lane closures. The road...

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Detours ahead: rainfall floods roads

Standing water from Wednesday’s rain has closed several roads and at certain spots. Morning rainfall totaled almost 1 inch, according to the National Weather Service, and has caused standing water from fields to run off onto roads. Another half inch was expected before the day was over. Closed...

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Fundraiser Saturday offers adoptable dogs, wine and vendor goods

OREGON – The Happy Doggy is holding a “Change Their Luck!” fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Oak Lane, 3261 S. Daysville Road. Proceeds will support PAWS Chicago, the Midwest’s largest no-kill animal shelter, and Feeding America, a hunger-relief organization. The day will include a...

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