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Algal Threat Diminished in Illinois River

HENNEPIN – Follow-up samples collected in the Illinois River last week showed no evidence of the algal toxin, microcystin, including samples collected near Hennepin and Marseilles. Previous samples collected at these locations detected microcystins. However, it’s likely that heavy rains

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3 Year old LaSalle Child Dies

PEORIA – A three year old LaSalle girl has passed away two days after she drowned in the family pool.  Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says that 3-year-old Zoey Doran was pronounced deceased at 2:34 p.m. Friday at OSF in Peoria.  Wednesday evening, emergency personnel were called to

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Shooting Park Road Construction

PERU – Beginning at 5:00 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2018, Shooting Park Road from Peoria Street to West Street will be reduced to a single lane for eastbound traffic and a single lane for westbound traffic.  Traffic control measures will be in place.  The temporary lane closures are necessary

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