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Local 5-year-old fundraises for hospital

PERU – A fundraiser organized by a Peru five-year-old resulted in a donation of toys to the Peru Primary Care medical practice and OSF Children’s Hospital in Peoria. According to Illinois Valley Community Hospital, Charlotte Hughes, a kindergarten student at Northview School, is a Peru

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Fire Damages Peru Business early Saturday

PERU – No injuries were reported after an early Saturday morning fire in Peru.   Police Officer Nick Biagioni, who also serves the City of Peru as a part-time firefighter, spotted the blaze while on patrol.  According to Peru Fire Chief Jeff King, a mutual aid box alarm was sounded and

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