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128 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois

MURPHYSBORO – 128 new cases of COVID-19 have emerged since yesterday, according to officials. This brings the number of positive cases to 288 in 17 counties in the state of Illinois. At a daily news conference from Murphysboro, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike ...Read more

Oglesby City Council hires new police chief

OGLESBY – Scott Pavlock will be the city of Oglesby’s new police chief. The Lake Zurich man has over 30 years of law enforcement experience under his belt along with being a former army reserves master chief. Oglesby’s city council approved the hire Monday night. Police Chief Jim ...Read more