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Another COVID-19 case in Lee County

DIXON – The Lee County Health Department reported that another individual has tested positive for COVID-19. This is the 98th confirmed case in the county. 93 cases have recovered in Lee County, with one death overall since the start of the pandemic. ...Read more

Livingston County sees 4 more cases of COVID-19

PONTIAC – 4 more cases of COVID-19 were reported in Livingston County, the health department announced. The individuals include a male in their 70’s, a male under the age of 20, a female under the age of 20, and a male under the age of 10 who was asymptomatic at the time of testing. ...Read more

IDPH reports 869 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 36 additional deaths from complications related to COVID-19 were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday. The IDPH also announced 869 additional deaths. There have now been 144,882 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic with 6,987 deaths. ...Read more

Lee County sees no new COVID-19 cases

DIXON – No new cases of coronavirus were reported in Lee County on Tuesday. The county has seen 97 positive cases since the start of the pandemic, with 92 of those recovered. There has been one death in the county from complications related to COVID-19. ...Read more

Road closure due to Otter Creek Wind Farm work

OTTAWA – Work being done by the Otter Creek Wind Farm will result in N. 12th Road between IL Route 18 and E. 26th Road closed on Thursday. The LaSalle County Highway Department announced that the portion of N. 12th Road between 8am and 5pm. Detours will not be posted and local residents ...Read more