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Four year old shot in Peoria

PEORIA  – A four year old child is in critical condition after he and another male victim were shot in Peoria, Monday night. According to the Peoria Police Department they responded to the area of the 2800 block of West Ann for a ShotSpotter Alert of 22 rounds fired just before 6 p.m. ...Read more

Farmers Worried About Wet Spring

EARLVILLE – Farmers typically are working long hours by mid-May planting corn in North Central Illinois, however, due to a wet cold spring many farmers are behind. Earlville farmer Carl Zimmerman said that come June 1st, hard decisions are going to have to be made regarding what and where ...Read more

IVCC Coach Steps Down

OGLESBY – The women’s basketball coach at Illinois Valley Community College to step down. Tom Ptak announced he is stepping down as Illinois Valley Community College women’s basketball coach after six seasons. Ptak led the 2016-17 team that included Daniela Pavlovich, Hannah Wolfe ...Read more