OGLESBY- A Longtime Illinois Valley Community College chemistry instructor and textbook author Dr. Matthew Johll was awarded the Illinois Valley Community College’s 2020 Stephen Charry Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence.
Known affectionately to students as “Doc Johll,” he has been the ...Read more
SHERIDAN – Seven of the 11 inmates who have been infected with COVID-19 at the Sheridan Correctional Facility are considered recovered from the disease. That’s according to a Sunday release by the Illinois Department of Corrections. One additional inmate tested positive at the ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD- The State of Illinois Saturday released hospitalization statistics for the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Of available hospital beds in the state, 22% of those were occupied by COVID-19 patients. There were a total of 4,340 persons hospitalized due to the pandemic, with 1,192 ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Saturday announced 1,585 new cases of coronavirus disease COVID-19 in Illinois, including 125 additional deaths.
Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 29,160 cases, including 1,259 deaths, in 93 counties in Illinois.
PRINCETON- The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments reported Saturday that an eighth resident of Bureau County and had tested positive for coronavirus disease. The individual in Bureau County, who is recovering in isolation at home, is a male in his 50’s.
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LACON – The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments reported Saturday that a fourth resident, a 20-year-old woman from Marshall County has tested positive for COVID-19. This is in addition to a Marshall County case reported earlier today. The individuals were screened and ...Read more
OTTAWA – The LaSalle County Health Department on Saturday reported no new cases of COVID-19. Since the start of the Pandemic 28 total cases have been found, with one death and 12 considered recovered.
LACON – A third person tested positive for COVID-19 was found in Marshall County. The Bureau, Putnam & Marshall County Health Departments made the announcement Saturday. The woman in her 60’s is recovering in isolation at home. Federal privacy restrictions prohibit the release ...Read more
ROCHELLE – A food processing facility has been ordered to temporarily shut down in Ogle County after 24 employees allegedly tested positive for COVID-19. The Ogle County Health Department on Friday announced that the Hormel Foods plant in Rochelle will have to be closed for two ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Friday announced 1,842 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 62 additional deaths. Currently, the IDPH is reporting a total of 27,575 cases, including 1,134 deaths, in 92 counties in Illinois.