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Road work begins Wednesday in Peru

PERU – North Peoria Street will be closed from Luther Drive to the south side of 26th Street beginning Wednesday, April 8th. This section of road will be fully closed until further notice for the reconstruction of North Peoria Street. There is no through traffic in the residential ...Read more

Pool will not open in Ottawa this year

OTTAWA – Commissioner Marla Rodriguez announced that Ottawa’s Riordan Pool would not be opening for the 2020 season. She explained that her biggest concerns at this time are health and public safety, and that it seemed irresponsible to invest in the many necessary repairs for the pool ...Read more

Bureau County finds fourth case of COVID-19

PRINCETON – A 55-year-old woman is recovering at home after being tested positive for COVID-19 in Bureau County.  She is Bureau County’s fourth case of coronavirus disease. Federal privacy restrictions prohibit the release of any additional information regarding this case. No further ...Read more