Streator http://northernpublicradio.org en Streator starts tenderloin and pun crawl http://northernpublicradio.org/post/streator-starts-tenderloin-and-pun-crawl <p>It all started with a typo.&nbsp; The result was a scrumptious idea to host a tenderloin festival.&nbsp; A group of friends got together earlier this summer and decided to something about their craving for tenderloin sandwiches, made famous locally&nbsp;by the former Silverfross Drive-In. Tue, 04 Sep 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Jenna Dooley 17756 at http://northernpublicradio.org Streator starts tenderloin and pun crawl Police are suspicious of Lipton Tea building fire http://northernpublicradio.org/post/police-are-suspicious-lipton-tea-building-fire <p>Streator police chief Jeffrey Anderson he considers that the Saturday night fire that destroyed the historic Lipton Tea building may be connected to 16 suspicious fires in Streator since May 2011.</p><p>“They all seem to be the same M.O.,” he told the <em><a href="http://newstrib.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&amp;SubSectionID=27&amp;ArticleID=21780http://newstrib.com/main.asp?SectionID=2&amp;SubSectionID=27&amp;ArticleID=21780">Lasalle NewsTribune</a></em> . “We have questioned people but right now we have no definite leads.”</p><p>The fire started on the second and third floors on the east side of the four-story building, Streator Fire Chief Tom Risley said. Those two floors were being used for storage of plumbing supplies, pipes, bathtubs and “things of that nature,” Risley said.</p><p> Mon, 20 Aug 2012 19:28:03 +0000 WNIJ 17050 at http://northernpublicradio.org