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8 New Cases in DeKalb County on Memorial Day

DEKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department reports another 8 positive Covid-19 cases on Memorial Day.  According to the department, that makes 335 cases along with three deaths since March.  Most of the cases are in the 20-29 age group, with over 80, and the next highest positive ...Read more

Three New Covid-19 Deaths in LaSalle County

OTTAWA – Three deaths were reported from the Coronavirus in LaSalle County on Memorial Day.  The LaSalle County Health Department says they were notified on Monday that two men in their 60’s, and a woman in her 90’s, had passed away after earlier being tested positive for the ...Read more

Keeping the colors flying in Mendota

MENDOTA- A resident in Mendota who wasn’t able to keep a flag flying now had one back on his flagpole after a neighbor took notice.   On Saturday, Lonny Eisenberg noticed that the home on the corner near 13th Ave did not have a flag raised in the yard as it had in years past.  Eisenberg, ...Read more

Pedestrian killed by train in Marseilles

MARSEILLES- A man is dead after being struck by a train in Marseilles Monday.   According to a press release, Marseilles police were called around 12:45 AM to the railroad crossing near South Main.  CSX Railroad notified them of a subject who had been struck.   The name of the deceased has not ...Read more

IVCC to offer select free online courses

OGLESBY- Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education and Business Services Department is offering 10 free online personal and professional development classes through June 30. “This is a tremendous opportunity for anyone unemployed and needing to upgrade their skills and also ...Read more