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Temporary visitors restriction for IVCH

PERU – Illinois Valley Community Hospital is implementing a temporary visitor restriction effective immediately. The recommendation stems from the Illinois Department of Public Health in response to state influenza activity level, which is currently widespread. IVCH is restricting visitors ...Read more

Anniversary of Pluto Discovery

STREATOR – Today is the anniversary of the discovery of Pluto by a man born in Streator.  It was on this date in 1930 photographic evidence of Pluto (now designated a “dwarf planet”) was discovered by Clyde W. Tombaugh at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona. Tombaugh was ...Read more

IVCC Ends Two Programs

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College placed its Human Services and Graphic Design Technology programs on inactive status at Thursday’s board meeting due to “unsustainable enrollments.” Trustees approved discontinuing a Human Services Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree ...Read more