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Bureau County sees 2 more COVID-19 related deaths

PRINCETON – A male in his 70s and another in his 80s are the most recent COVID-19 related deaths in Bureau County. This brings the total COVID-19 related deaths in Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County to 39 with 34 of those deaths from Bureau County and 5 in Marshall County. Health ...Read more

IDPH sees over 13,000 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 13,012 new probable and confirmed cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Friday by the Illinois Department of Public Health, including 126 deaths. Included in those deaths were 2 individuals from Bureau County, 4 from LaSalle County, and 1 from DeKalb County. Illinois has seen a ...Read more

Mendota Church Helps Feed Families on Thanksgiving

MENDOTA- Families struggling to get a Thanksgiving meal on the table will be helped Friday night at the First Presbyterian Church in Mendota.   Volunteers have pre-packaged some complete dinners with turkey and sides for those in the community needing assistance this holiday season.    ...Read more