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Driveway Scammers Appear in Livingston County

PONTIAC – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department has issued a statement warning the public about home improvement scammers. They received a report of persons claiming to refinish and renovate driveways, then demand either more in payment or doing shoddy work. They ask that if ...Read more

OSF HealthCare Offers Social Network for New Moms

OTTAWA – The Family Birth Center at OSF HealthCare Saint Elizabeth Medical Center has begun offering a social network for new moms called Mothers of Beautiful Babies (The MOBB). This group meets in person every Tuesday, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in Meeting Room 4 of the hospital. Come meet and ...Read more

3 Year old LaSalle Child Dies

PEORIA – A three year old LaSalle girl has passed away two days after she drowned in the family pool.  Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says that 3-year-old Zoey Doran was pronounced deceased at 2:34 p.m. Friday at OSF in Peoria.  Wednesday evening, emergency personnel were called to ...Read more

Shooting Park Road Construction

PERU – Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2018, Shooting Park Road from Peoria Street to West Street will be reduced to a single lane for eastbound traffic and a single lane for westbound traffic.  Traffic control measures will be in place.  The temporary lane closures are necessary ...Read more

Families Belong Together Movement in Ottawa

OTTAWA – A Rally to demand a halt to the child-separation policy the Trump Administration practices on immigrant families, will be held in Ottawa Saturday.   The protest is scheduled to begin at 2PM on the 100th block of Main Street. Speakers include Rockford immigration attorney Sara ...Read more