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Bureau County man airlifted after UTV crash

HARMON – A Bureau County man was airlifted to Rockford for injuries he sustained in a UTV rollover in rural Lee County.  According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, they say on Saturday night they were called to a field west of Harmon Road near Keigwin Road for two persons injured ...Read more

Prison inmate dies of COVID-19

   MORRIS -The Grundy County Coroner John Callahan in a release Sunday morning has said that an inmate from the Stateville Correctional Institute has died due to COVID-19.   They say 66-year-old Ronald Rice was a patient at Morris Hospital.  Rice was serving an 80 year sentence for the murder ...Read more

7th LaSalle County COVID-19 case announced

OTTAWA – The 7th COVID-19 case in LaSalle County was announced Saturday.  The man in his 40’s is in isolation at an area hospital.   Federal privacy laws prevent the release of any other details about his condition.  The LaSalle County Health Department stresses that they do not know ...Read more