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OSF Welcomes New Provider

OTTAWA – OSF HealthCare Medical Group – Ottawa Starfire Drive is pleased to announce that Carrie Finley, Advanced Practice Nurse (APN), has joined Dr. Ushasri Koganti’s Family Medicine care team. Finley provides care for patients from birth to seniors and considers herself the ...Read more

Suspect Arrested in Ottawa Vehicle Burglaries

OTTAWA – On Sunday evening one man was taken into custody in Ottawa and charged with burglary after an investigation into vehicles being entered. In a release by the Ottawa Police Department, they say that around 10:30 p.m. near the 700 block of Chapel Street they were investigating ...Read more

More Flu Clinics Happening

OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department will continue its flu clinics this month in efforts to reach more people. According to the department everyone six months and older should get vaccinated. Leslie Daugherty of the health department says it takes two weeks for antibodies to ...Read more

Boyles Honored at IVCC

OGLESBY – A crowd of about 35 friends, relatives and college staff attended a ceremony honoring Walter Durley and Hazel Marie Boyle posthumously for their contributions to Illinois Valley Community College. The Boyle’s bequest of over $620,000 to the IVCC Foundation helped fund major ...Read more

Rugby Team Coming to Peru

PERU – Youth Rugby is making its way to Peru, as the new Illinois Valley Coal Miners Travel Team. Fran Baker, a former international rugby player and coach shared his plans to start up a youth travel team in a city council meeting on Monday. Baker says that the team has received donations ...Read more