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IVCC security guard honored on last day

  OGLESBY – Jim Anderson of the security firm Allied Universal became an iconic part of IVCC in seven years at the front desk. Anderson was honored with a giant hand-made card – complete with a sketch of his likeness as “Super Security” – and a balloon drop on his last day as a ...Read more

IVCC distributes food boxes for students

OGLESBY- Illinois Valley Community College will be using the federal Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund to help students in need over winter break.  Employee volunteers Sandy Beard, Crystal Credi and Kim Herout prepared nearly 50 food boxes for students to take home over semester break. ...Read more

Four arrested in Tri-Dent bust

OTTAWA – The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team took four individuals into custody on a number of charges after an ongoing investigation into drug sales in LaSalle County. On Wednesday, Tri-DENT along with the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop and ...Read more

State Police honor Scott’s Law Day

SPRINGFIELD – Motorists are reminded they should move over for vehicles on the shoulder every year on this date in Illinois. Scott’s Law Day is every December 23rd in honor of Lt. Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department who was struck and killed on this date in the year 2000. A ...Read more