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Snow removal next week in Peru; no downtown parking

PERU – The City of Peru will be conducting snow removal operations in the downtown area beginning at 5:00 p.m. next week Tuesday and Wednesday. Crews will be removing snow along the Route 6 corridor from Pike Street east to the city limits, as well as from some interior roadways. No parking ...Read more

1,966 new COVID-19 cases, 72 deaths in Illinois

  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,966 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 72 additional deaths on Thursday. – Carroll County: – 1 female 90s – Champaign County: 1 male 90s – Cook County: 1 ...Read more