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Two shot; one fatally in DeKalb

DEKALB- One person has died and another was wounded after a shooting Saturday afternoon in DeKalb.   The DeKalb Police Department say that at approximately 1:50pm they were called to the 900 block of South Fourth Street in reference to a call that a person had been shot in the parking lot of a ...Read more

IVCH Administers its 1,000th Coronavirus Test

PERU – Illinois Valley Community Hospital administered its 1,000th test for the novel coronavirus over the Independence Day weekend. Tommy Hobbs, IVCH chief executive officer, says there’s good news in knowing that small downstate hospitals such as IVCH haven’t been overrun with ...Read more