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DeKalb man killed in single vehicle crash

MALTA –  A DeKalb man has died after a Monday afternoon crash near Malta.  Around 3 PM authorities say 33-year-old Edward R. Nealy was traveling West on South Malta Road near Nelson Road, when for unknown reasons the vehicle left the roadway, struck a utility pole and flipped several ...Read more

IVCC moves to unlock servers

OGLESBY- Illinois Valley Community College Monday  announced the hiring of consulting firm Rehmann to unlock its servers. Rehmann, headquartered in Michigan, completed IVCC’s security audit in 2018. “Step number one is to secure and clear the environment to ensure it is safe to begin to ...Read more

LaSalle County I-80 project begins today

PERU – Construction will begin Monday on I-80 in LaSalle County to replace bridges. The Illinois Department of Transportation said that the deck and beams of the bridges that carry the interstate over the Little Vermilion River, Raccuglia Drive and East 3rd Road will be repaired or ...Read more

Resurfacing coming to 251 in Peru

PERU – Resurfacing work will reduce Illinois 251 through Peru to one lane in areas through the month of June. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that between Midtown Road and the Illinois River one lane each way may be blocked and some intersections closed for up to 30 ...Read more