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LaSalle Co. Health Dept. hosting flu clinics this week

OTTAWA – Flu season is right around the corner and the LaSalle County Health Department is hosting clinics this week. The health department has received its shipment of flu vaccine and will host the flu clinics from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday. Seasonal Influenza Vaccine and Influenza High Dose

Streator Elementary District 44 off of state’s watch list

  STREATOR – Streator’s Elementary School District is no longer on the state’s financial watch list. According to Superintendent Lisa Parker, the Illinois State Board of Education voted last week to remove Streator Elementary School District #44 off of their list of

Streator Elementary District 44 off of state’s watch list

  STREATOR – Streator’s Elementary School District is no longer on the state’s financial watch list. According to Superintendent Dr. Lisa Parker, the Illinois State Board of Education voted last week to remove Streator Elementary School District #44 off of their list of

5 Illinois young people sue makers of e-cigarettes

CHICAGO (AP) — Five Illinois residents have joined the ranks of young people nationwide to sue the makers of e-cigarettes that allege the companies’ marketing tactics targeted them when they were minors. The Chicago Tribune reports the plaintiffs are suing in federal court top

Cook County women in custody after alleged pursuit on I-80

  OTTAWA – A Cook County woman involved in an alleged pursuit that resulted in deploying stock sticks has been arrested along Interstate-80 on Friday. According to the Ottawa Police Department, an officer witnessed 61-year-old Anita Humphrey of Chicago Heights attempting to pass an