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OSF HealthCare named one of best employers by Forbes

PEORIA – For the second year in a row, OSF HealthCare has again been named one of the best employers in the country for 2019 by Forbes magazine, and the highest ranked Illinois-based health care system earning the distinction. OSF HealthCare is ranked 118 out of companies nationwide with 1,000+ ...Read more

Armed subject in Peru in custody

PERU – Peru police responded to a home on the city’s westside for a possible armed subject in a residence who allegedly displayed a possible handgun at a civil process server. According to the Peru Police Department, a total of 10 on and off duty Peru officers, detectives and command ...Read more

Gov. Pritzker signs zoning law for wind farms

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. J.B. Pritzker predicts growth in wind-energy development after signing a law streamlining zoning rules. The Democrat signed legislation Friday that allows only counties and municipalities to establish standards for developing wind farms. Townships will no longer ...Read more