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Oglesby swears in new police officer

OGLESBY – Officer Randy Slimko Leininger was sworn in Monday night as the newest member of the Oglesby Police Department. Commissioner of Public Property, Parks, Ambulance, Fire, Human Resources Carrie Lijewski gave the oath of office to Leininger in front of the Mayor and the Oglesby City

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Region 7 Moves to Phase 4

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Region 7, Kankakee and Will counties, is moving to Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan effective on Monday. Additional information about which tier and phase regions are in can be found at the top of the IDPH

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2,312 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois

    SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 2,312 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease in Illinois, including 16 additional deaths on Monday. – Christian County: 1 male 70s – Cook County: 1 male 40s, 2 males 50s, 2 males 60s, 1

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