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OSF Saint Paul Medical Center Requesting Public to Limit Visits

MENDOTA – OSF Saint Paul Medical Center is requesting the public to limit their visits. As a precautionary measure to protect patients, family members and staff the Illinois Department of Public Health is recommending that during this time of increased seasonal flu activity and other upper

LaSalle man accused of murdering infant son will stand trial

OTTAWA – A LaSalle man accused of suffocating his infant son is fit for trial. 23-year-old Kenneth Herbst appeared in court Thursday with Public Defense Tim Cappellini to announce to Judge Chris H. Ryan that Herbst’s psychiatric exam did not deem him unfit to face trial. Capellini