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Officials: Body part found in river not real

HENRY – A man fishing from shore thought he had found a human foot, but after an investigation it turned out to be fake foot.  Around 7:30 PM Henry Police were called to an area near the marina along the Illinois River for the report of a body part being found.   Authorities investigated ...Read more

4 New Covid-19 Cases in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – Four people have tested positive for Coronavirus in LaSalle County in the past 24 hours.  According to the LaSalle County Health Department, that means 258 people have contracted the virus since the pandemic began, and 185 have recovered.  The new cases range in age from a man in ...Read more

Illinois Covid Cases Jump Since Last Weekend

SPRINGFIELD – Another troubling report from the Illinois Department of Public Health on Sunday.  The state says 954 have contracted Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, a more than 50 percent jump from Sunday a week ago. Also, 20 people have died from Coronavirus, 14 more than last Sunday, ...Read more

OSF schedules Mendota area blood drive

MENDOTA – OSF Saint Paul Medical Center in Mendota will be hosing a blood drive on July 17th. The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will in Conference Room C from Noon until 5 PM. To schedule an appointment, please call (815) 539-1411. All persons age 17 and up (or 16, with a signed ...Read more

Eight New Covid Cases in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – Eight new positive coronavirus cases have been reported in LaSalle County on Saturday.  The Health Department says the eight range in age from two women in their 20’s to a man in his 70’s.  Since the pandemic was declared back in March, 254 people have contracted the ...Read more