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Mendota man arrested after Peru gun incident

PERU – A Mendota man is in custody after an investigation into an attempted car theft in Peru. The Peru Police Department say that on Sunday morning they were called to the 2000 Block of 4th St. for a call of a man allegedly attempting to steal a vehicle. The vehicle owner confronted the ...Read more

WWII bomber to return to TBM Avenger Reunion

PERU – A WWII four engine bomber will be returning to the skies of Peru during the TBM Avenger Reunion and Air Show next weekend. The B-17 Yankee Lady, which participated in missions over Germany, will be at the Illinois Valley Regional Airport for tours and for a select number of paying ...Read more

Farmer mental health initiatives highlighted

SPRINGFIELD – May is Mental Health Awareness month and that also coincides with the spring planting season. Spring and fall are often the most stressful times for farmers and the late start to spring has left many scrambling to get their crops in the ground. In 2019, the Farm Family Resource ...Read more