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Streator Elementary finalizes back to class plans

STREATOR – The Streator Elementary School District announced Tuesday a back to school plan for the fall semester.   Students will be divided into two groups, A and B, and will have set days for in person attendance.  Those assigned to an “A” day schedule will attend on Mondays and ...Read more

Another confirmed COVID-19 case in Marshall County

LACON – The Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County Health Department confirmed that a resident of Marshall County has tested positive for coronavirus. The individual, a female in their 20s, is recovering at home. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the counties served by the Bureau, Putnam, ...Read more

IDPH confirms over 700 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 707 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health, along with 25 more deaths. The IDPH has now confirmed a total of 155, 506 total cases since the start of the pandemic in the state, with 7,218 deaths. Illinois’s public health ...Read more

Earlville announces plans for school in the fall

EARLVILLE – Earlville School District has announced their plans for the upcoming fall semester and the adjustments that will be made because of the pandemic.   Parents will be given the option of in school or at home learning, but once a decision has been made they are expected to keep ...Read more