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Mendota approves donation for July 4th Fireworks

MENDOTA – Mendota City Council approved a $6,700 donation to the Mendota Area Chamber of Commerce at Monday night’s meeting. The city normally donates $1,500 to the Chamber of Commerce for fireworks and $5,200 for the Sweet Corn Festival. 2nd Ward Alderman John Holland proposed the ...Read more

DeKalb County announces 15 new coronavirus cases

DEKALB – The Dekalb County Health Department reported an additional 15 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. There have been 509 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the county since the start of the pandemic, as well as 15 deaths. 10 of these reported deaths were from Pine Acres Rehab and ...Read more

LaMoille man killed in Sunday crash

LAMOILLE – A LaMoille man is dead after a two vehicle crash Sunday morning in Bureau County.  Authorities say they were called around 9 AM to the intersection of Route 34 and Route 92 for a two vehicle crash.   The Bureau County Sheriff’s Office say a vehicle driven by an 84-year-old ...Read more

Lowest Covid-19 Daily Deaths in 10 Weeks

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health released its daily Coronavirus report on Sunday, and the number of deaths plummeted to the lowest amount since April 2nd.  Nineteen new deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, all in the Chicagoland area.  Health Officials say 672 ...Read more