The Times - Newspaper in Ottawa, IL

The Times - Newspaper in Ottawa, IL

About Us

The Times, based in Ottawa, Illinois, is owned by the Small Newspaper Group Inc. In September 2005, The Daily Times, based in Ottawa, merged with its sister paper, The Times-Press, based in Streator. The paper is now called The Times. The Times is published six days a week, Monday through Saturday. 

The Times publishes daily except Sundays and the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4th), Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. 

News, features and commentary on should not be reprinted or transmitted to any other information service without permission. Queries and requests for reprint permission may be directed to: Managing Editor Lonny Cain

Contact Us

Address: The main office is at 110 W Jefferson St., Ottawa, Ill., 61350. The Streator office is at 115 Oak St., Streator, Ill., 61364. Building and payment hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Offices are closed Saturday and Sunday. Customer service hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.


By phone:

Main number (815) 433-2000

Classified (815) 433-2001

Advertising (815) 433-2002

Circulation (815) 433-2003

Newsroom (815) 433-2004 or 431-4042

Obituaries (815) 431-4090

Sports (815) 433-2005 or 431-4043

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