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Patel wins Matthiessen Award from IVCC

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College graduate Devanshi Patel of La Salle was honered with college’s Frederick W. Matthiessen Award. Patel is transferring to Northern Illinois University this fall and plans to eventually attend medical school and become a physician. She was the

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Foodborne Illness Sickens 23 Illinoisans

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois public health officials unfortunately have more on their plate than just the coronavirus.  The Illinois Department of Public Health reported on Saturday that 23 cases across Illinois have been confirmed of what is a multi state outbreak of a food borne parasite. 

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Bird knocks out Oglesby power Saturday

OGLESBY – A power outage that lasted about an hour Saturday afternoon in Oglesby was caused reportedly by a bird.    Commissioner Jason Curran said that the Ameren substation near the fire department went down, causing the city and many other areas outside of town to lose power around

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