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OSF HealthCare volunteers honored

  OTTAWA – Volunteers at OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center and Center for Health – Streator were honored for their exceptional service.  A total of 347 volunteers contributed 33,970 hours of service this past last year, an amount that equals 16 full-time employees. The ...Read more

Roadwork in Spring Valley starts Monday

SPRING VALLEY – Lane closures for resurfacing will begin on US Route 6 and IL Route 89 from Mary Street to I-80 in Spring Valley on Monday. Daytime lane closures controlled by flaggers will impact travel. Alternatives routes should be considered. Work is expected to continue into the ...Read more

Transfer Academy a Success at IVCC

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College’s Transfer Academy successfully launched this summer at Ottawa Center as students banked college credit while still in high school, the IVCC board learned Thursday. IVCC reports that 22 Transfer Academy students are enrolled this summer at ...Read more