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Mayor: Playgrounds remain closed

PERU – Peru Mayor Scott Harl explained to the council at Monday night’s meeting that the decision on when to reopen parks amid the COVID-19 pandemic is not up to him. As the area has entered into Phase 3 of Governor JB Pritzker’s Restore Illinois plan, restaurants have started offering ...Read more

OSF names new president in Ottawa

OTTAWA – OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth medical Center named a new president yesterday. Dawn Trompeter will take over duties as well as maintain her role as president of OSF Healthcare Saint Paul in Mendota. Trompeter was formerly the chief financial officer for OSF Saint Elizabeth. ...Read more