Like what you're reading? - Follow us on Twitter Icon & Like us on Facebook Icon
Dollar Tree 50% off Sale

Damaged Goods: Dollar Tree Streator Announces 50% Off – Everything On Sale For 75 Cents

May 30th, 2017
Accidents
Business
dollar tree
News

STREATOR, IL – Following an early-morning accident Tuesday that saw a car plow into Dollar Tree in North Streator, the company has announced a 1/2 off sale, marking all items for sale at 75 cents. “We have some damaged items we need to sell and we thought it would be a good idea to have […]


Mac & Cheese Craft Beer

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Flavored Craft Beer Coming To Tangled Roots

March 6th, 2017
Beer
Business
Roots
Tangled

OTTAWA, IL – With craft beer reaching peak popularity in recent years, a local brewery has taken steps to distance themselves from the competition with a new and game-changing flavor: Kraft Mac & Cheese. Tangled Roots has started advertising a beer they claim has notes of “cheese” and “pasta”, a first of its kind in […]


Academy Winner Mix Up

Academy Promises Execution Of Those That Flubbed Best Picture Award

February 28th, 2017
academy
Business
News
Oscar

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – Amid a firestorm of accusations and finger pointing, the Academy Awards vowed Tuesday to harshly punish those involved in the award mix up by execution by firing squad or electric chair. “We are looking closely at our tabulating partner PricewaterhouseCoopers and we believe that what they did is a felony crime punishable […]


Streator Robber in Front of Wal-Mart

Stolen Electronics Returned To Streator Wal-Mart Denied Without Receipt

February 14th, 2017
Business
News
Robbery
Streator

STREATOR, IL – Over the weekend a brazen group of criminals robbed the Streator Wal-Mart only to later regret wasting a felony crime charge on cheap Chinese made electronic garbage. This, in turn, prompted an attempt by the thieves to return the items to the store to no avail. “We had a few people come […]


Professional Photographer Taking A Photo

Local Woman Buys DSLR Camera, Now Professional Photographer

January 30th, 2017
Business
News
Photography
professional photographer

UTICA, IL – Utica native Tara Ingroove didn’t think that buying a DSLR camera was a big deal until she bought one Friday evening and instantly became a Professional Photographer. “I bought the camera Friday and by Saturday I was taking professional quality photos. The skills just kind of appeared out of nowhere.” Tara told […]


Dairy Battle: Dairy Queen Promotion Will Allow Customers To Stick Face Under Blizzard Machine

January 6th, 2017
Business
Dairy Queen
News

OTTAWA, IL – Dairy Queen is planning to arrive in Ottawa in a big way this Spring by rolling out a promotion that will allow customers the opportunity to stick their face under the Blizzard machine and inhale as much ice cream as possible for one minute. With the ever competitive and growing ice cream […]


Overweight Man Missing Subtle Hints That Coworkers Want Him To Be Santa For Company Party

December 11th, 2016
Business
Holidays
News

PONTIAC, IL – Plans for a local company Christmas party are in peril today after a Pontiac man is reported to have missed several hints from coworkers in regards to him playing Santa during the holiday party. “Every year we have a Santa at our Christmas party for our children to sit on his lap […]


Streator Eagle 6 Movie Theater Not For The Peasants

December 5th, 2016
Business
Movies
News

STREATOR, IL – With enough opulent amenities to please an English royal, Streator Eagle 6 is not merely for the common man, it is for those that roll fat hundos and smoke the finest Cubans. Opening last week, Streator Eagle 6 boasts reclining seats, free refills and for those select individuals with discerning taste, dry-aged […]


Lone Buffalo Brings in Real Buffalo

August 14th, 2016
Business
Lone Buffalo
News

OTTAWA, IL – A precarious situation unfolded last Saturday at the Lone Buffalo in Ottawa when a marketing stunt went completely awry. The Lone Buffalo, a restaurant, brewery and bar combination was opened in downtown Ottawa earlier in the year to great excitement from local residents. Despite the great success, The Lone Buffalo looked to […]


Starved Rock Startups looks to Start Up Again in Streator Incubator

July 13th, 2016
Business
News
Startups

STREATOR, IL – In a strange and unexpected move this week Starved Rock Startups have announced their plans to “startup” in the Streator Incubator. This move is contradictory to reports of Starved Rock Startups closing, which was announced in June. The model which seems odd will be a startup within a startup, helping startup companies. […]