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DeKalb County records 9 new cases of COVID-19

DEKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department on Tuesday recorded 9 new cases of COVID-19. That brings the total since the pandemic began to 574 cases. The Pine Acres Rehab and Living Center has had the most cases of the four long term care facilities with infections, showing 12 deaths and ...Read more

Another recovered from COVID-19 in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department announced five additional positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. These individuals are females ranging in age from their 20’s to their 60’s, and a male in their 30’s. There have been 210 total cases since the start of the pandemic. ...Read more

Peru shows early success in fireworks crackdown

PERU – With the upcoming 4th of July holiday, the city of Peru announced they would be enforcing the laws regarding illegal fireworks within the city limits. This last weekend Police Chief Doug Bernabei said they department ticketed three individuals for disorderly conduct for setting off ...Read more

No new COVID-19 cases in Livingston County

PONTIAC – Livingston County’s health department reported no new cases of COVID-19 for Monday. The county has seen 45 positive confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic, with 2,319 reported negative. 37 of these previously reported cases have been removed from isolation, and two ...Read more

Parking limited for fireworks in Mendota

MENDOTA – The show will go on, however, it will be a week after the holiday and with limited parking.   The Mendota Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that the fireworks, scheduled for 9:30 PM around Lake Mendota on July 11th, will be limited to just 350 vehicles.   They also ask no ...Read more