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Dog Rescued From Frozen Earlville Pond

  EARLVILLE- A dog was rescued after finding himself in a pond Wednesday afternoon.   Hope Shannon had heard her dog Rizzo yelping, and discovered he had gotten himself trapped in a nearby pond.   The Earlville Fire Department was able to enter the water and rescue him in under 15 minutes. ...Read more

East Peoria teen gives back to hospital

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ivan Tharp was back on familiar territory at Peoria’s OSF HealthCare Children’s Hospital of Illinois. But instead of arriving as a patient — which he’s been several times over the years — the East Peoria teen was there on official business, with a ...Read more