Former prime minister Boris Johnson pulled out of the contest to become Britain’s next leader on Sunday, saying he had the support of enough lawmakers to progress to the next stage but “it would simply not be the right thing to do”.
In a statement, Mr Johnson said: “I led ...Read more
OHIO, IL – Students and staff of Ohio Community Schools in Bureau County are not in session today due to what the district describes as an ongoing investigation that is utilizing school property. The district made the announcement last night that all activities and Pre-K were cancelled.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is warning consumers interested in purchasing used vehicles to beware of flood-damaged cars resulting from flooding caused by Hurricane Ian or other natural disasters. He says titles for potential flood vehicles will be closely ...Read more
CHICAGO – The Illinois Housing Development Authority announced it is reopening a mortgage assistance program designed to assist homeowners financially impacted by the pandemic on November 1st. The Illinois Homeowner Assistance Fund provides up to $30,000 in mortgage assistance to eligible ...Read more
SHERIDAN – An early morning shooting and hours-long standoff drew a significant police presence to the village of Sheridan Saturday. The LaSalle County Sheriff’s claim that around 7:30 AM they were called to the community for a report of a 63-year-old man shot in the leg. Witnesses said ...Read more
PERU – The Illinois Valley Flute Ensemble will present “A Very Flutey Halloween Concert” under the direction of Sue Gillio on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at 7pm at the Zion United Church of Christ in Peru. Musical selections will include The Addams Family, The Munsters Theme, music from ...Read more
CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported that more than 1.1 million residents have received a dose of the new, bivalent COVID-19 vaccines since they were approved for use in early September. Since the approval of the updated booster shots, daily vaccination numbers ...Read more
MORRISON – The Illinois State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting in Whiteside County on Friday. They claim they were executing a search warrant in the 600 block of North Cherry Street in Morrison, when they heard gun shots from inside the residence. Authorities say that ...Read more
LASALLE – The LaSalle Public Library will be offering a fun give-away and photo op on Saturday. From 10 AM until 5 PM, they will host two professional photo backdrops – one background themed for Halloween and another for Autumn – and props to capture wonderful photos. Costumes are ...Read more
OGLESBY – The community is invited to tour Illinois Valley Community College’s new Dental Health Center at an open house 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The facility is located in the upper floor of the gymnasium building. Dentists will arrive at 6 p.m. to participate in the open house ...Read more