Local Headlines

Over 100 cold-related injuries reported in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health says at least 144 people made hospital emergency-room visits and one person has died due to cold-related injuries since Tuesday. Department spokesman Melaney Arnold said Thursday that there were at least 65 visits in Chicago and at least ...Read more

Earlville Woman Loses Control of Car; Hits Train

EARLVILLE – A Tuesday afternoon collision between a car and a train in Northern LaSalle County damaged a car, but no injuries were reported. According to the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office, 22-year-old Kristina M. Morsovillo of Earlville was driving north on East 10th Road when she ...Read more

IVCC freezes tuition for 2019-2020 school year

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College will have no tuition increase for the 2019-2020 school year. According to the board’s audit finance committee, IVCC will freeze tuition at 133 per credit hour for the summer, fall and spring semesters. IVCC says they’re hopeful that ...Read more

Local warming centers here!

The following facilities are available as warming centers:   LaSalle County Department OF Human Services 1560 First Ave Ottawa Crossbridge Community Church Building 412 – Ottawa Campus 4161 Columbus St   Illinois Valley Community Hospital 925 West St, Peru, IL 61354 *Please enter ...Read more