PONTIAC – One more resident of Livingston County has tested positive for COVID- 19. The Livingston County Health Department announced on July 4th that a male teenager was infected.
The LCHD has received 2,734 COVID-19 test results. Of that, 54 COVID-19 tests have been confirmed positive, ...Read more
EARLVILLE- A barn was destroyed after a 4th of July night fire in rural Earlville. Around 10 PM the Earlville Fire Department was called to the 900 block of North 45th Road and upon arrival found the barn fully engulfed. Leland, Mendota and Troy Grove assisted in battling the blaze. ...Read more
PRINCETON -The 2020 Bureau County Fair has been cancelled. The announcement was made Friday morning that the Fair Board came to the decision in response to the pandemic and to ensure the health and well-being of the community. The previously scheduled Martina McBride concert has been ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Board of Education released a guideline on how school districts should prepare for students returning to classrooms this fall during the pandemic. The five page outline recommends cloth masks in the classroom, limiting class size, spacing out desks, and ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health Tuesday announced 724 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths, 16 of those from the Chicagoland area. There have been a total of 143,185 infections in the state, including 6,923 ...Read more
LASALLE – LaSalle City Council Monday night approved the choice for a new police chief. The council will swear in Mike Smudzinski as police chief at their next meeting. They also recognized the resignations of police chief Rob Uranich and volunteer firefighter Mike Perez. Perez had ...Read more
PONTIAC – One more resident of Livingston County has tested positive for COVID- 19. The Livingston County Health Department say a man under the age of 20 is recovering at home in isolation.
As of June 28, 2020, the LCHD has received 2,329 COVID-19 test results. Of that, 45 COVID- 19 tests ...Read more
PRINCETON – The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Departments reported Friday that another resident of Marshall County has tested positive for coronavirus disease. They say a man in his 40’s is recovering at his home in isolation. The investigation into whom the person has ...Read more
BLOOMINGTON — The American Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies, providing donors insight into whether they have been exposed to this coronavirus for a limited time. Antibody testing will indicate if the donor’s immune system has produced ...Read more