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USDA announces delay of crop reports

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it must delay the release of key crop reports due to the partial government shutdown, leaving investors and farmers without vital information during an

IVCC offering “10 Hour Construction” course

OGLESY –   Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center will offer “10 Hour Construction” (CEU-7222-01) from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 and 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 31.  Instructor Jeff Clark will cover

IVCC hosting last minute registration

Illinois Valley Community College’s Ottawa Center, 321 W. Main St., is hosting a last-minute spring registration event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 12.Admissions, Counseling and Financial Aid personnel will be available to assist students in

First baby of 2019 for IVCH

PERU – The first baby of 2019 to be born at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru arrived Wednesday. IVCH says, Cindy Hernandez of LaSalle gave birth to baby boy, Jesus Lopez Jr, weighing 8 pounds and