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Illinois Reports Almost 3,000 New Covid-19 Cases

CHICAGO – Governor J.B Pritzker announced 2,994 new cases of the coronavirus, and 63 additional deaths.  Over 19,000 tests were performed the Governor announced on Sunday, and so far during the pandemic, over 61,000 Illinoisans have been officially reported as having contracted the ...Read more

No New Covid-19 Cases in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – Sunday, the LaSalle County Health Department reports no new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours.  This comes a day after 12 new cases were reported on Saturday, with all dozen cases in isolation.  So far during the pandemic declared 2 months ago,  67 coronavirus cases have been ...Read more

2 New Covid Cases in Livingston County

PONTIAC – Two more Covid-19 cases confirmed in Livingston County on Sunday.  According to the Livingston County Health Department a man in his 30’s and a man in his 50’s tested positive, and are being isolated at home.  That makes a total of 23 total cases in Livingston County ...Read more

IVCC virtual commencement set for May 16th

OGLESBY – An estimated 110 students are expected to participate in Illinois Valley Community College’s 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 16 virtual commencement. The 54th annual commencement, the first to be held entirely online, will feature photos of graduates and a keynote address by former IVCC ...Read more

Youth Tests Positive in Livingston County

PONTIAC – One new case reported Saturday by the Livingston County Health Department.  The department says the individual is a male, under 18 years of age, and is currently isolated at home.  Officials say they have notified anybody who has been in contact with the youth. ...Read more

Twelve New Covid-19 Cases in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department reports 12 new cases in the county.  All 12 are in isolation, and range in age from a female in her 20’s to a male and 2 females in their 80’s.  The department also reports that 4 additional cases have recovered.  Since the ...Read more