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Another confirmed COVID-19 case in Marshall County

LACON – The Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County Health Department confirmed that a resident of Marshall County has tested positive for coronavirus. The individual, a female in their 20s, is recovering at home. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the counties served by the Bureau, Putnam, ...Read more

IDPH confirms over 700 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 707 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health, along with 25 more deaths. The IDPH has now confirmed a total of 155, 506 total cases since the start of the pandemic in the state, with 7,218 deaths. Illinois’s public health ...Read more

Earlville announces plans for school in the fall

EARLVILLE – Earlville School District has announced their plans for the upcoming fall semester and the adjustments that will be made because of the pandemic.   Parents will be given the option of in school or at home learning, but once a decision has been made they are expected to keep ...Read more

One arrested after fatal Sunday shooting in DeKalb

DEKALB – One man is dead and another in custody after a shooting Sunday in DeKalb.   DeKalb Police say they were called around 7:45 PM to the 1000 block of West Hillcrest Drive, where they found a 32-year-old DeKalb man suffering a gunshot wound.   He was taken to an area hospital where ...Read more

Hot summer warming up Lake Michigan, experts say

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Lake Michigan is having a warm summer. Scientists say the average surface water temperature was 75.3 degrees on July 9, setting a record for the month based on 26 years of record keeping. The summer high is 75.6 degrees recorded in August 2016. The air temperature in ...Read more