I-80 Ottawa Roadhouse

Mobsters. They are everywhere. We know that Chicago seems to be the capital for them here in Illinois. One mobster from Ottawa, John Looney, ran Rock Island. He controlled illegal gambling, prostitution, bootleg liquor, a protection racket, stolen autos, and extortion in a swathe along the river extending from Missouri to Wisconsin from the early … Continue reading I-80 Ottawa Roadhouse

Central Illinois Has Its Own Unexplained Happenings.

As you noticed, there are many articles on the website for you to research and comment on. If you want more interaction you can join my Facebook Group. While adding newspaper clippings to the Facebook Group, I came across this story The Pantagraph in Bloomington, Illinois on 13 Sep 1992, Sun. Here is the second … Continue reading Central Illinois Has Its Own Unexplained Happenings.

KASKASKIA HOTEL IN LASALLE, ILLINOIS

"The Hotel Kaskaskia is an iconic Colonial Revival style brick building prominently situated in downtown LaSalle, Illinois.  Designed by Chicago architects Marshall & Fox, whose portfolio includes Chicago icons such as the Drake Hotel and the Blackstone Hotel. "--  Studio GWA. "The Kaskaskia Hotel Group, a group of seven illustrious members of the Illinois Valley … Continue reading KASKASKIA HOTEL IN LASALLE, ILLINOIS

LaSalle County, Illinois

Bigfoot 1983-2015 Sightings Below are excerpts. Read the full reports at BFRO. Motorist has daylight sighting near Marseilles "MONTH: August 12, 2015NEAREST TOWN: MarseillesOBSERVED: I was driving down Dupont Road, which is off at the Seneca Bridge to go under towards Marseilles, just before turning right onto Main Street. I saw something? All I know is I said, … Continue reading LaSalle County, Illinois