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Bloodmobile coming to Peru Library this weekend

  PERU – The Peru Library is hosting a blood drive this weekend. The bloodmobile will be in the library’s lower parking lot from 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday. To donate, register at https://login.bloodcenter.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/106200 . Appointments are at 10-minute ...Read more

Peru to expand senior housing options

  PERU – The city of Peru will be expanding affordable senior housing options. According to the city, the Illinois Housing Development Authority announced $29 million in tax credits for affordable housing. 3 Diamond Development will provide 10 buildings with a total of 60 single-story ...Read more

Roadside mowing resumes across Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that roadside mowing has resumed statewide. IDOT again this year is scheduling mowing to maintain and grow pollinator habitat. In recent years, IDOT has revised its mowing practices to help create and maintain habitat for ...Read more