Metamora Man Killed in Galesburg Accident
A Metamora man was killed Monday in an accident near Galesburg. 26 year old Jacob D. Diaz was pronounced dead while a Henderson, Illinois was seriously injured in the two vehicle wreck on I 74 at mile marker 48. Police say a car driven by Diaz was eastbound on I 74 when it collided with the rear end of a pickup truck, driven by John Droke who was stationary on the right shoulder of the ...
Teen injured following Route 24 crash
WASHINGTON, Ill. -- A Metamora teenager is in the hospital following a two-car crash in Washington.
SVSU student from Metamora to spend holiday break in Kentucky
METAMORA ? A group of Saginaw Valley State University students, including a Metamora resident, will participate in the Alternative Breaks program, which sends students to volunteer across the globe during traditional school break periods such as the upcoming holiday recess. read more
Suburban crime log: 12-13
Kenneth Adamski, nothing reported as stolen from barn in 1600 block of Temperance.
Elizabeth Adolthine DeVlaminck Elizabeth, age 99, of Lenox Township, passed away Nov. 24, 2014. She was born May 24, 1915 in Canada to Ernest and Marie Mest. On Aug. 7, 1937, Elizabeth married Leonard DeVlaminck at Assumption Grotto Catholic Church in Detroit. She retired from Ajax Springs. She enjoyed working on crafts, playing cards and gardening.
White Horse Inn in Metamora to reopen after startling transformation
The restaurant closed two years ago and new owners took over. It had opened as an inn in 1850 along a stagecoach stop.
GIRLS' SWIMMING: Edwardsville finishes in 13th place at state meet
Counting as a team at the state swim meet for the first time in program history, the Edwardsville Tigers left Evanston with a 13th-place finish.
Local man leaps into action during Amtrak rampage
Jim Ray doesn?t think of himself as a hero. He says he just happened to be at the right place at the right time to be helpful.
Libertyville swimming finishes strong at state meet
Macey Neubauer likes a challenge. In meets, the Libertyville girls swimmer prefers to race in the lane next to the fastest opponent.
Daily log: 11/27