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

Bigfoot Sighting 2005

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

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

UFO Sighting, Peru Illinois

Occurred: 11/3/2015 20:30 (Entered as: 11/03/15 20:30) Reported: 11/3/2015 7:04:46 PM 19:04 Posted: 11/6/2015 Location: Peru, IL LaSalle County Shape: Fireball Duration:3-4 seconds Illinois Valley green fireball. Standing in backyard with my dog and saw what appeared to be a green fireball with a red tail jet through the sky!!! Traveled east to west...it was … Continue reading UFO Sighting, Peru Illinois