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IVCH announces first 2020 baby

PERU – The first baby of 2020 born at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru was announced.  A baby boy was born January 3rd to Eva Gabriela Escatel of Spring Valley.  Damian Rodriquez is the second child of Escatel and partner Alvaro Rodriquez.  He was 6 lbs and 15 oz and 19 inches

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Driver Dies in Peru Bridge Crash

PERU –  A driver of a dump truck is dead after his truck struck a bridge overpass Friday night.  According to Peru Police, they were called to the scene at Route 251 and Route 6 around 4:30 Friday afternoon.  Police report that a large roll off dump truck crashed into the Route 6

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OSF expands gynecology practice to Mendota

MENDOTA – OSF HealthCare Medical Group is expanding gynecology practice to Mendota. The new practice will provide comprehensive care from wellness and maternal health all the way to menopause and bladder issues. Clinics will be held monthly in the 1400 block of East 12th Street in Mendota.

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