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City of Peru to begin hydrant flushing this week

PERU – The City of Peru will begin flushing hydrants this week. Residents should be aware of possible low water pressure and rusty water. If you experience any discoloration, you should let the water run until it is clear. Also, avoid parking near hydrants while maintenance is being performed. ...Read more

Man stabbed early Sunday in LaSalle

  LASALLE – A 39-year-old man was reportedly stabbed and taken to a Peoria hospital after an incident early Sunday morning. The LaSalle Police Department report they were called to the 200 block of 8th street, where two subjects say they were battered, with one of them suffering ...Read more

IVCC will host Honduran musician on Wednesday

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College will host Gustavo Moradel, a Honduran musician, in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month at noon on Wednesday in the Student Life Center. Moradel is based in Nashville and has an alternative sound that reflects his Latin American influences and roots. ...Read more