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Justice Kilbride fails to meet retention threshold

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Supreme Court Justice Thomas Kilbride did not meet the required threshold to remain on the bench after the election Tuesday. The former Chief Justice only received 56.4% of the vote, short of the 60% required to retain his position. Kilbride said Wednesday that he was ...Read more

DeKalb County reports nearly 70 new COVID-19 cases

DEKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department reported 68 additional cases of COVID-19. This makes 3,046 cases the county has seen since the start of the pandemic, with 43 deaths. Throughout the state of Illinois, over 7,500 new coronavirus cases were reported, as well as 55 new deaths. The ...Read more

LaSalle County sees 72nd COVID-19 related death

OTTAWA – A female in her 80’s is the 72nd and most recent COVID-19 related death in LaSalle County. The health department confirmed the death, as well as 61 new cases and 44 more recoveries, on Wednesday. Since the start of the pandemic, LaSalle County Health Department has confirmed ...Read more