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IDPH reports over 60 new COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced 715 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state, with 64 additional deaths. The IDPH is currently reported a total of 138,540 cases since the pandemic began, with 6,770 deaths. Dr. Ezike of the Illinois Department of

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Peru to re-open Splash Field Monday

PERU – The Washington Park splash play area is set to open Monday in Peru.   The city announced Tuesday that Splash Field will be open with restrictions after the state moves to Phase Four of the re-open Illinois plan.   The baseball themed water entertainment area first opened in 2018.

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New playground coming to Rotary Park

LASALLE – There will be another improvement coming to Rotary Park next year thanks to a generous donation from an area church.  Cameron Graper of Ax Church and LaSalle Mayor Jeff Grove announced Tuesday that a playground will be added to Rotary Park near the ball diamonds in 2021.  

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