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24 New Covid Deaths in Illinois on Thursday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced that 24 Illinoisans died in the past 24 hours from complications involving Coronavirus.  The deaths range from a suburban St. Louis woman in her 50s to a woman in her 100s in LaSalle County.  The LaSalle County death was ...Read more

Parts of County Highway 23 closed Thursday

OGLESBY – The LaSalle County Highway Department reports that County Highway 23 will be closed from IL Route 71 to East Walnut Street. The department stated that this closure will be from 8am until 3pm, and that motorists are advised to use alternative routes. The closure is due to a tree ...Read more