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Peru ice rink to open Friday

PERU – The ice skating rink at Washington Park in Peru will be opening Friday afternoon. Red Flags will be hung up on days and times the rink is not suitable for skating. Officials are hoping to have the outdoor rink open all weekend for skating if conditions allow. ...Read more

Stage 212 seeking directors

  LASALLE – Sage 212 in LaSalle is currently seeking submissions from directors for the Winter, Spring and Summer slots of the 2023 season. The organization is looking for well-known, highly recognizable shows for all three slots. Submissions for the Winter and Spring slots should be ...Read more

COVID cases in LaSalle County top over 900

  OTTAWA – Coronavirus cases in LaSalle County have surged since the LaSalle County Health Department’s last weekly update on December 23rd. A total of 909 new cases are reported, up from around 500. The health department is reporting ten COVID-19 related deaths in the county. ...Read more

Tips to prevent frozen or burst pipes this season

  STREATOR – Frigid weather is upon North Central Illinois and homeowners are reminded to give proper care to pipes to prevent freezing. According to Illinois American Water, its important to eliminate sources of cold air near water lines and knowing the location of your main shut-off ...Read more