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Another 12,000 Case Day for Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 12,702 confirmed and probable cases for the state on Thursday.  The department also reported 43 additional deaths, ranging in ages from a man in his 40’s in Whiteside County to 5 people in their 90’s, including a ...Read more

Authorities warn of unemployment benefits scam

LASALLE – Authorities are warning of an unemployment benefits scam that is occurring around Illinois. The LaSalle Police Department on Wednesday alerted residents to a scam where individuals are receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits from the state which they never applied for. You ...Read more

IDPH reports nearly 150 new COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD – 149 COVID-19 related deaths were confirmed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, the highest daily death count the state has seen since late May. The IDPH also reported 12,657 new confirmed and probable cases, for a total of 523,840 since the start of the pandemic, ...Read more

1 COVID Death, 149 New Cases in LaSalle County

LASALLE – The LaSalle County Health Department reported Wednesday 149 new cases of the novel coronavirus in LaSalle County.   The health department also reported 1 new death, a man in his 90’s, which makes the 87th LaSalle Countian to die of the disease since the first death was ...Read more