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Bureau County man airlifted after UTV crash

HARMON – A Bureau County man was airlifted to Rockford for injuries he sustained in a UTV rollover in rural Lee County.  According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, they say on Saturday night they were called to a field west of Harmon Road near Keigwin Road for two persons injured ...Read more

Prison inmate dies of COVID-19

   MORRIS -The Grundy County Coroner John Callahan in a release Sunday morning has said that an inmate from the Stateville Correctional Institute has died due to COVID-19.   They say 66-year-old Ronald Rice was a patient at Morris Hospital.  Rice was serving an 80 year sentence for the murder ...Read more