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Garbage services adjust to pandemic

LASALLE – Republic Services will be making adjustments in some communities during the pandemic crisis.  It was announced that starting Tuesday they will temporarily stop picking up large items and yard waste bags in many communities, including LaSalle.  Republic Services is making this ...Read more

Use the P-I-E-S acronym to help cope amid pandemic

UNDATED – During this unprecedented time where people across the county are feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, its important to find ways to stay resilient. A public-safety psychological service in Washington is using the P-I-E-S acronym to help people cope. P stands for physical ...Read more

330 new COVID-19 cases, 3 fatalities

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 330 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including three deaths; a Kane County man in his 90s, a Cook County man in his 60s, and a Will County woman in her 50s. Douglas, Marshall, and Morgan counties are now ...Read more