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Two injured in four vehicle crash in Peru

PERU – Two people were transported to a local area hospital after a multiple vehicle crash in Peru Monday night. According to Peru Fire Chief Jeff King, four vehicles heading northbound on 251 and Wenzel Road rear-ended each other, sending two people to Illinois Valley Community Hospital

Wildlife center mourns owl that was its winged ambassador

VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) – A northern Indiana wildlife center’s staff is mourning the death of an owl that was its longtime winged ambassador. The eastern screech owl named Drew was found dead in mid-December in his enclosure at Humane Indiana Wildlife in Valparaiso, where the