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Winter storm to touch down this weekend

    OTTAWA – A winter storm warning is in effect this weekend for LaSalle County. According to NWS Meotorilogist, Jake Petr heavy wet snow is likely along with wind gusts up to 30 mph. Petr says from LaSalle down to Streator is expected to bear the brunt of the snow with 5-8 ...Read more

LaSalle County tops 10,000 positive COVID-19 cases

  OTTAWA – LaSalle County topped 10,000 positive COVID-19 cases on Friday. According to The LaSalle County Health Department coronavirus updates, a total of four deaths and 307 cases were reported this week. In addition, the health department gave over 2,000 COVID-19 vaccinations at ...Read more

4,156 new COVID-19 cases, 71 deaths in Illinois

        SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,156 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 71 additional deaths on Friday. The state has also administered a record high number of vaccine doses for the third ...Read more

No injuries reported in house fire in LaSalle

  LASALLE – No injuries were reported in a structure fire that occurred Thursday afternoon in LaSalle. According to initial reports, multiple agencies were called to Vermilionvue Terrance just after 3 p.m. LaSalle Fire Chief Andy Bacidore says one person was allegedly home at the time ...Read more

68 new COVID-19 cases in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department is reporting 68 new COVID-19 cases in the county on Thursday. Things brings the total number of cases to 10,043. New Cases include: • (5) Males, youth < 13 • (5) Females, youth < 13 • (3) Males, teen • (6) Females, ...Read more