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Four Injured in Bureau County Fire

  DEPUE – Depue Fire Chief Steven Rauh says four residents were injured in a structure fire 10:15 Tuesday morning.     The mobile home, located in the Lakeview Mobile Home park was a complete loss.    A family of six lives in the home, and according Chief Rauh all had escaped by the

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Peru Police Still Seek New Building

  PERU – Peru City Council discussed the need for a new police department building at Monday night’s meeting. Mayor Scott Harl explained that the current building does not provide enough space for the department. City Engineer Eric Carls stated that they are currently collecting data to

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Peru Mayor “No Budget For a Pool”

PERU – Peru Mayor Scott Harl told residents in Monday’s town hall meeting that a pool is not in the budget in the near future. Harl explained that the project would take around $5 million and that there is not a revenue source for this project at this time. Harl also mentioned a 2014

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Four year old shot in Peoria

PEORIA  – A four year old child is in critical condition after he and another male victim were shot in Peoria, Monday night. According to the Peoria Police Department they responded to the area of the 2800 block of West Ann for a ShotSpotter Alert of 22 rounds fired just before 6 p.m.

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