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3 more COVID-19 deaths in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – Three individuals, a male in his 70’s and two females in their 80’s, have reportedly died with COVID-19 in LaSalle County, the health department announced Thursday. The county hasn’t seen three deaths in a single day since mid-February . There have been a total of ...Read more

State prisons resume in-person visitation

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Corrections has announced they will be resuming in-person visitation at its correctional facilities for the first time in more than a year. The prisons will open for visitors in stages, with Dixon accepting visitors on April 19th, Sheridan on April 26th, ...Read more

LaSalle County sees another COVID-19 death

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health reported another COVID-19 related death, a male in his 60’s. This is the 289 coronavirus related deaths throughout the county. In addition, 44 new cases were confirmed, totalling 11,745 cases since the pandemic began. 9,802 of those cases are now ...Read more