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One Injured in Princeton Incident

  PRINCETON – An early morning call to police about an incident in Princeton has an area cordoned off with police tape and one person taken to the hospital.  Princeton Police say that around 6:30 AM Tuesday they were called to the corner of Sarah Avenue and Hillview Drive.   No details ...Read more

LaSalle Awarded Grant for Sidewalks

LASALLE – LaSalle sidewalks will be receiving an upgrade after the city was awarded a $200,000 Safe Routes to School grant, which aims to help encourage children to bike or walk to school. Economic Development Director Katherine Koyak announced at Monday night’s City Council Meeting that ...Read more

Illinois River crest moves to Henry

PERU – The Illinois River crest has moved to Henry, according to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers. Mayor Scott Harl says as of Sunday morning, the river has fallen upstream of Peru. The current  forecast is up to 1.5 inches of rain today, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Flood warnings ...Read more

Body Found Saturday Identified as Missing Woman

SHERIDAN – The body found in rural LaSalle County has been identified as a woman missing from Sandwich last month. LaSalle County Coroner William Wujak said Monday that 74-year-old Linda Jackson was found deceased north of Sheridan around 3 PM on Saturday. On April 29th her car was found on ...Read more

Jenna Manigold is IVCH Employee of the Year

PERU – An occupational therapist praised by co-workers for having exceptional dedication to patient care is the winner of the 2019 Buckman Family Employee of the Year Award at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. Ottawa resident Jenna Manigold received multiple nominations for the ...Read more