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Arrest made after July 4th gun incident in Ottawa

OTTAWA – A man from Chicago was arrested after an incident involving a gun on the 4th of July in Ottawa.  The Ottawa Police Department say they received a call around 10:15 PM from a motorist crossing the northbound Veterans Memorial Bridge, stating that another driver had allegedly cut ...Read more

Streator Elementary finalizes back to class plans

STREATOR – The Streator Elementary School District announced Tuesday a back to school plan for the fall semester.   Students will be divided into two groups, A and B, and will have set days for in person attendance.  Those assigned to an “A” day schedule will attend on Mondays and ...Read more

Another confirmed COVID-19 case in Marshall County

LACON – The Bureau, Putnam, and Marshall County Health Department confirmed that a resident of Marshall County has tested positive for coronavirus. The individual, a female in their 20s, is recovering at home. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the counties served by the Bureau, Putnam, ...Read more

IDPH confirms over 700 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – 707 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported by the Illinois Department of Public Health, along with 25 more deaths. The IDPH has now confirmed a total of 155, 506 total cases since the start of the pandemic in the state, with 7,218 deaths. Illinois’s public health ...Read more