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Bureau County reports first case of COVID-19

PRINCETON – A 47-year-old male is the carrier of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Bureau County. The Bureau County Health department said Friday that the individual was screened and tested by an area hospital. The person, whose community and personal details were not released for ...Read more

Leland Police report counterfeit currency

LELAND – The Leland police department say that on Wednesday a commercial business had received an alleged counterfeit $50 bill. They ask that anyone who deals with cash transactions take caution and carefully examine large denominations for the security features built into the currency in ...Read more

COVID-19 case confirmed in Marshall County

  UNDATED – The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County health departments are confirming a case of COVID-19 in Marshall County. No details were given by the department relating to the age or sex of the person allegedly testing positive for the virus. Officials say continue social ...Read more

673 New Cases of COVID-19, seven fatalities

  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)  announced 673 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including seven deaths; a man in his 50s, two men and two women in their 60s, a man in his 70s, and a woman in her 90s. approximately 87% of fatalities ...Read more

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