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Elementary sports statewide remain on pause

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Elementary School Association has announced that winter sports activities will remain paused. IN a letter sent to districts statewide, they say that due to Illinois remaining in Tier 3 mitigations, no practices or games can be held. Practices for some sports were ...Read more

LaSalle County reports 6 new COVID deaths

OTTAWA – 6 new COVID-19 related deaths were confirmed in LaSalle County, now totaling 233 since the pandemic began. The individuals were a female in her 70’s, a male and female in their 80’s, and a male and two females in their 90’s. The LaSalle County Health Department reported 103 ...Read more

IDPH sees over 170 new COVID deaths

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health confirmed 178 new COVID-19 related deaths, the highest daily death count the state has seen in nearly two weeks. In addition to the deaths, which included individuals in Bureau and LaSalle County, the IDPH also reported 7,374 new ...Read more