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Milk options expanded for WIC

SPRINGFIELD – An adjustment to WIC rules will allow for more options for those enrolled in the program when they shop for milk at retailers. The USDA Food & Nutrition Service has approved some substitutions for participants through May 31, 2020. Illinois WIC participants who are

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5th case of COVID-19 in LaSalle County

OTTAWA -LaSalle County Health Department has confirmed an additional COVID-19 case in LaSalle County. The case is a male in his 60’s. The individual was hospitalized, but is now home in isolation. Federal privacy restrictions prohibit the release of any additional information regarding this

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Fire at St Margaret’s Hospital Monday

SPRING VALLEY – A fire reportedly in the living center area of St. Margaret’s Hospital on Monday had many area departments called to Spring Valley.   Around 9:45 AM the Spring Valley Fire Department evacuated all three floors of elderly tenants and battled the blaze which was

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