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41 new cases of COVID-19 in LaSalle County

  OTTAWA- The LaSalle County Health Department is reporting 41 new cases of COVID-19 in the area on Monday. This brings the total number of cases in the county to 9545. There were zero new deaths to report, however, since the pandemic began there have been 247 reported deaths attributed to ...Read more

LaSalle St. in Ottawa closed on Tuesday

OTTAWA – The City of Ottawa Public Works Department will be closing a portion of the 1900 block of LaSalle Street on Tuesday, beginning at 7:00 a.m. for water main maintenance work. The closure to traffic will be from Linwood Avenue north to the entrance into Forest Park Road. The work is ...Read more

Peru Library open for browsing

  PERU – The Peru Public Library is opening for browsing by patrons this Wednesday, January 20th! When patrons stop by they will be able to browse the library’s collections on both floors. And they will notice several new collections. The library has added videogames, Story Time ...Read more