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
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.
You can find me in a few Bigfoot groups dealing with Illinois. The following came from Stan Courtney in one of his groups. Do you know of any other information? Have you spotted such a creature in your area surrounding Auburn? "Hi Stan,– possible Bigfoot sighting this morning around 11am, just north of Auburn, Illinois. … Continue reading Bigfoot Sighting, Auburn, Illinois
There are sightings in Seneca, Illinois of the infamous Bigfoot. As dated in The Times (Streator, Illinois 2005) edition, the sightings are between west of Seneca on the La Salle side east of Seneca on the Grundy County side. That is not all, in a 2006 edition of the same newspaper, Dave Childress was slated … Continue reading Bigfoot Sighting 2005
A dozen people saw a UFO during a storm in August of 1971. As for the police, the laughed it off. Below is the clipping from The Times (Streator, Illinois). Were you there? Did you witness it, or were you one of those that laughed it off. The arm waving a light is strange. Could … Continue reading UFO Sighting During A Storm
Below is an article from a 1988 article from The Times (Streator, Illinois), claims Satanism is a passing fad. Were you there? What is your take on it?
"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
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
"My three neighbors and I were looking at the South sky when... ...a bright white glowing object came shooting across the sky from the west heading east at a slight upward angle. Right when it was pretty much even with us it then shot straight up and disappeared quickly. It made a 90 degree angle … Continue reading Ottawa, IL 11/4/2020
"I was on the east side of Ottawa and I saw something about the size of two cars side by side but it was a circle light moving so smoothly thru the air and I was like “cool” And then I was like “UFO” and I opened the back door to the porch called my … Continue reading Ottawa, IL UFO 9/19/2020