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Rauner, Pritzker release partial 2017 tax returns

CHICAGO (AP) — Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic governor candidate J.B. Pritzker each reported income of roughly $55 million last year. Rauner and Pritzker released partial copies of their 2017 tax returns Tuesday. Rauner’s filing shows he and his wife reported about $54 ...Read more

More Flu Clinics Happening

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department will continue its flu clinics this month in efforts to reach more people. According to the department everyone six months and older should get vaccinated. Leslie Daugherty of the health department says it takes two weeks for antibodies to ...Read more

Boyles Honored at IVCC

OGLESBY – A crowd of about 35 friends, relatives and college staff attended a ceremony honoring Walter Durley and Hazel Marie Boyle posthumously for their contributions to Illinois Valley Community College. The Boyle’s bequest of over $620,000 to the IVCC Foundation helped fund major ...Read more

Rugby Team Coming to Peru

PERU – Youth Rugby is making its way to Peru, as the new Illinois Valley Coal Miners Travel Team. Fran Baker, a former international rugby player and coach shared his plans to start up a youth travel team in a city council meeting on Monday. Baker says that the team has received donations ...Read more