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8 New Illinois Covid Deaths on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported on Saturday eight more people lost their lives due to Covid-19.  At the same time, the state reported 1,639 additional positive coronavirus cases.  Locally, the LaSalle County Health Department reported 16 new cases,

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Mendota FFA cancels 2020 drawdown fundraiser

MENDOTA – The 2020 FFA drawdown fundraiser in Mendota has been cancelled.  Supporters who purchased a ticket for the 2020 event will be reissued a ticket for the 2021 event at a later date.  A date for the 2021 event has been set for Saturday, March 27th, 2021. They say if you purchased a

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Nearly 2000 New Covid Cases In Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – Coronavirus continues to pick up steam in Illinois, with 1941 cases reported on Friday.  That’s the most reported cases in one day since late May.  The local area continues to see increases too, with 12 new cases reported in Bureau County. Statewide, 21 people lost their

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