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IVCC offering “10 Hour Construction” course

OGLESY –   Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center will offer “10 Hour Construction” (CEU-7222-01) from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30 and 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 31.  Instructor Jeff Clark will cover major provisions of the Occupational Safety ...Read more

IVCC hosting last minute registration

Illinois Valley Community College’s Ottawa Center, 321 W. Main St., is hosting a last-minute spring registration event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 12.Admissions, Counseling and Financial Aid personnel will be available to assist students in registering. “There are many reasons ...Read more

First baby of 2019 for IVCH

PERU – The first baby of 2019 to be born at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru arrived Wednesday. IVCH says, Cindy Hernandez of LaSalle gave birth to baby boy, Jesus Lopez Jr, weighing 8 pounds and 7 ounces. He was 19 1/2 inches in length at birth. The last baby of 2018 to be born ...Read more

Dalzell PD in search of burglar

The Dalzell Police is looking for an alleged New Years Eve burglar. In a facebook post on Wednesday, the Dalzell Police posted images of the alleged burglar and an SUV. According to police, the suspect was observed walking around the central portion of Dalzell between the hours of 1 and 3 a.m on ...Read more

American Red Cross seeks blood donations

ILLINOIS – The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to give now to help ensure blood remains available for vital medical treatments and emergencies. According to the Red Cross a decline in donations happens from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, when donors get busy with ...Read more

Fatal roll over crash in Bureau

ANNAWAN – A fatal roll over crash was reported in Bureau County early Wednesday morning. According to the Illinois State Police, 24-year-old Jamal R. Rodgers of Chicago had his vehicle parked on the shoulder on I-80 westbound in the area of milepost 39 in Annawan, reportedly to adjust a ...Read more