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Four new COVID-19 cases in Bureau County

PRINCETON- The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments reported that four residents of Bureau County have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals who tested positive were a woman in her 40’s, a man in his 40’s, and two women in their teens. All are recovering in isolation ...Read more

Sterling man charged with arson after fatal fire

STERLING – A Sterling man is in custody and charged with arson after police say he allegedly started a fire early Monday that killed three.  The Sterling Police Department announced that 40-year-old Steven W. Coleman was taken into custody Thursday and charged with three counts of ...Read more

Carry out cocktails back on the menu in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – On Tuesday Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill allowing the sale of cocktails for pickup and delivery in Illinois. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, restaurants and bars have been unable to sell mixed drinks for consumption off-site. The bipartisan legislation changes a ...Read more

IDPH announce 982 new COVID-19 cases

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 982 new cases of coronavirus in the state on Wednesday, including 97 additional deaths. Wednesday’s bring the state totals to 123,830 confirmed cases and 5,621 deaths in 101 counties of Illinois since the Pandemic began. ...Read more