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Nurses with OSF HealthCare Honored

OTTAWA – Two Registered Nurses with OSF HealthCare Medical Group were recent recipients of the DAISY Award which recognizes exceptional nurses nationwide on behalf of the DAISY Foundation. Both caregivers were honored during a brief ceremony this

Boyles honored for bequest to IVCC Oct. 15

OGLESBY – Walter Durley and Hazel Marie Boyle’s contributions to Illinois Valley Community College will be celebrated in a noon Monday, Oct. 15 ceremony in the Dr. Mary Margaret Weeg Cultural Centre. The Boyle’s bequest of over

No Injuries in Early Friday I-80 Semi Crash

LASALLE – No injuries were reported after an early Friday morning semi-tractor trailer crash blocked lanes on Interstate 80 near LaSalle. The Illinois State Police say a 55-year-old Chicago man was traveling eastbound near the Utica interchange

New Mural to Debut Soon in Streator

STREATOR – A Streator tap will have its murals erected by the end of this month. According to city engineer Jeremy Palm, the long awaited mural for Gayle’s Monroe Tap will be in place by the end