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IVCH Auxiliary Awards Scholarships

PERU – Five students pursuing college degrees in nursing and other healthcare-related fields are the recipients of scholarships totaling $5,000 from the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary. Recipients of the $1,000 awards include: Melissa Mata of Peru, who received the Ruth Daniels ...Read more

Two New Covid Deaths In LaSalle & Bureau Counties

OTTAWA – A woman in her 90’s is the latest Covid-19 related death in LaSalle County.  Friday, the LaSalle County Health Department said the woman becomes the 29th death in the county since the pandemic began.  Also Friday, the Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County Health Departments ...Read more