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Area Hospitals Propose Consolidation

  SPRING VALLEY – Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru and St. Margaret’s in Spring Valley and have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to consolidate their operations and form a regional health network. “St. Margaret’s and

Governor looks to legal sports betting for revenue

CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker is hoping the burgeoning sports-gambling industry will help solve Illinois’ budget troubles, but state lawmakers must first legalize expanded wagering after years of failed attempts. Pritzker said during his budget address

Morris Man Killed In Saturday Crash

MORRIS – One man is dead after a single vehicle crash in Grundy County on Saturday.   According to Grundy County Coroner John W. Callahan 27 year-old Virgil V. Saenz was eastbound on Marseilles Road near Walker’s