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LaSalle County sees 5 more COVID-19 cases

OTTAWA – LaSalle County Health Department confirmed five more cases of COVID-19 in the county. These cases are a female and male in their 20s, a female in her 20s, a male in his 40s, and a male in his 50s. The LCHD also reported 4 more recovered cases of COVID-19. There have been a total of ...Read more

Pets perish in late Wednesday fire in Sheridan

SHERIDAN- A house fire in Sheridan before midnight heavily damaged a home.   Around 11:30 PM Sheridan, Serena and Newark Fire Departments were called to the 400 block of West Pleasant Street.   Before 6 AM Thursday crews had to return to the scene as the fire had rekindled.  Nobody was present ...Read more

Livingston County WIC program changing to EBT cards

PONTIAC – The Livingston County supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children will be moving from paper checks to benefit cards.   The Livingston County Health Department announces that the EBT cards will streamline the assistance process.  Each household will be issued one ...Read more