DIXON – A man from DeKalb County has died after a two vehicle crash in Lee County. The Illinois State Police say Thursday afternoon around 1:30 PM 41-year-old Cecilio Flores of Shabbona was traveling west on US Route 30 near US Route 251 when for unknown reasons his SUV crossed into the ...Read more
PRINCETON- The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments are reporting that the first resident of Putnam County has tested positive for coronavirus disease. The infected is a woman in her late teens who is recovering in isolation at home.
STREATOR – Streator City Manager David Plyman spoke regarding how the city will be enforcing Governor J.B. Pritzker’s COVID-19 guidelines at Thursday’s city council meeting. Plyman said that the municipal operations of the city will continue to follow the governor’s orders. He also ...Read more
PONTIAC – The Chairman of the Livingston County board cautioned residents about the proposed Peoria plan to alter the Governor’s Executive Orders and lay out their own path to reopen businesses. Kathy Arbogast stated in a letter Thursday that they not only haven’t had a chance ...Read more
DEKALB – The DeKalb County Health Department reported 8 additional COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Since the pandemic began, a total of 233 positive individuals have been found with two deaths. As of May 8th, 68 residents are considered recovered with over 1,300 tests being reported.
A Wenona man had died after a two vehicle crash near Route 18, officials report. Authorities say around 6:24 Wednesday morning, a vehicle driven by 37-year-old James Toliver of Chillicothe was traveling eastbound on Route 18 when another vehicle was traveling northbound on Meridian Road, ...Read more
PONTIAC – One more resident of Livingston County has tested positive for COVID-19. The Livingston County Health Department Thursday say a woman in her 50’s who tested positive is recovering at home in isolation. As of May 14, they say they have received 577 test results. Of that, 26 ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD- The Illinois Department of Public Health announced on Thursday the latest totals that show the Sandwich area now has had 43 positive tests for COVID-19 since the pandemic began. The number of individuals of that 43 who are considered recovered has not been disclosed.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Thursday 3,239 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 138 additional deaths. Officials say 1,132 residents are under ICU care with 689 of those persons on ventilators. Over 4,400 remain in hospitals statewide being ...Read more
OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department Thursday confirmed three additional COVID-19 infections, bringing the total to 114 infections since the pandemic began. The additional cases are two women in their teens and a man in his 40’s. All three are reportedly in isolation. One person has ...Read more