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Lisa Lynch Appointed New CFO at IVCH

PERU –  Lisa Lynch is the new chief financial officer at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.  A resident of Peru and an IVCH employee since 1999, Lynch held the positions of controller, Six Sigma Black Belt,

Streator Man Arrested on Firearm Charge

STREATOR – One man has been arrested after a report of shots fired last week in Streator. According to Streator Police Chief Kurt Pastirik, officers located several shell casings and a live round reportedly found in the

Gas Prices Rising Statewide

CHICAGO – The cost of travel by car and truck is going up. Illinois gas prices are up 4 cents compared to last month. The national gas price average has increased this month according to AAA. This

County Investigates Hit & Run North of Streator

STREATOR – A Tuesday morning hit and run accident is being investigated by the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office three miles North of Streator.  In a release Thursday, they state a 49-year-old man from Streator reported that before

Iconic Rockford clock tower is demolished

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A clock tower that stood as a symbol of the northern Illinois community of Rockford has been demolished. The iconic tower along Interstate 90 was torn down Wednesday. The clock was part of