Peru fireworks called off for 2020

PERU – Peru Mayor Scott Harl announced Tuesday that the city would not be having its annual fireworks display this year. Harl stated that the primary decision for canceling the fireworks is not COVID-19 restrictions, but as

1,178 new cases; numbers lower due to holiday weekend

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday announced 1,178 new cases COVID-19, including 39 additional deaths.  Last week was the first week the total deaths have gone down since the pandemic began.   The total