OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department was notified of an additional novel coronavirus-related death in LaSalle County, Illinois. The individual is a female in her 70’s. There have been a total of two hundred seventy-two COVID-19 related deaths in LaSalle County. The Health ...Read more
UNDATED – Former Republican State Senator Paul Schimpf announced he is running for Governor of Illinois. In a statement, Schimpf said, ” Illinois needs a Governor who understands the day-to-day challenges that we all face, a Governor who will live by the same rules that the ...Read more
OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College will be offering a class to help those planning on taking the ACT get a better score. The IVCC Continuing Education office will be offering “ACT Test Prep” from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27 and from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – A new special enrollment period will be opening soon for Illinois residents to sign up for the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace beginning today. An executive order signed by President Biden allows states, including Illinois, which utilize the federal marketplace to reopen this ...Read more
OGLESBY – The submission period for Illinois Valley Community College’s 2021 Paul Simon Student Essay Contest is open. The student who best describes “How IVCC has changed my life” will win $300 and read their essay at the May 22 commencement.
All currently enrolled full- or part-time ...Read more
PECATONICA – Illinois State Police officials investigated a two-vehicle traffic crash on Interstate 39 northbound near the Baxter Road exit in Winnebago County, involving a District 16 ISP Trooper on Saturday.
According to police, at approximately 6:05 a.m., a District 16 ...Read more
Perry Memorial Hospital and OSF HealthCare are continuing the journey toward becoming one organization.
“After careful consideration, the boards of Perry Memorial Hospital and OSF HealthCare have agreed upon a new name for Perry Memorial Hospital: OSF HealthCare Saint Clare ...Read more
Town & Country Services’ Joe Goskusky, left, and owner Bob Goskusky with IVCC President Jerry Corcoran outside their Tonica headquarters – PHOTO IVCCOGLESBY – Town & Country Services of Tonica has created a scholarship for Illinois Valley Community College students studying ...Read more
OTTAWA – Over 180 cases of COVID-19 were announced in addition to 11 deaths in LaSalle County this week. Nearly 40 fewer cases were reported over the past seven days, however, the county’s death toll spiked by 7 more deaths compared to last week. On February 25th The LaSalle County ...Read more
OTTAWA – The La Salle County Board unanimously approved a resolution urging Governor JB Pritzker to veto HB 3653. The controversial police reform bill would drastically change law enforcement as we know it and it’s now in the hands of Governor J.B. Pritzker to sign. The bill ...Read more