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Sixth Confirmed COVID-19 Patient in Livingston County

Sixth Confirmed COVID-19 Patient in Livingston County

By Todd Wineburner A sixth Livingston County resident has tested positive for COVID-19 infection. Livingston County Public Health Department officials say they received notice of the latest positive test on Thursday (4/2) afternoon, leaving three men and three women in the county under care for the disease. Three are recovering in isolation at home and…MORE

Heartland CC Announces Graduation Plans

Heartland CC Announces Graduation Plans

By Neil Doyle Heartland Community College will hold its spring commencement ceremonies online due to COVID-19. The virtual commencement will be held on May 15 beginning at 6:30 p.m. via an online streaming broadcast, according to a news release. Virtual commencement will recognize graduates and include remarks by President Keith Cornille, Board of Trustees Chair…MORE

Durbin Offers Praise for Trump Administration

Durbin Offers Praise for Trump Administration

Dick Durbin (D-IL) on the Senate Floor/WJEZ file photo By Neil Doyle Illinois’ senior U.S. Senator says so far he supports several decisions made by President Trump during the coronavirus pandemic. “He closed off the travel of people from China and Europe to the United States, good move. He said we need a cash payment…MORE

Three More Coronavirus Cases Identified in Livingston County

Three More Coronavirus Cases Identified in Livingston County

By Neil Doyle Three more Livingston County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. The Livingston County Health Department says the patients include a man in his 70s who is currently hospitalized, a woman in her 80s who is also hospitalized, and a woman in her 50s recovering at home in isolation. LCHD officials continue to…MORE

Illinois Health Officials Release New Numbers

Illinois Health Officials Release New Numbers

By Neil Doyle State health officials reported 461 new COVID-19 cases Monday, bringing the state total to 5,057. There are seven more deaths, now a total of 73, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. There are still two confirmed cases in Livingston County. Just south, health officials in McLean County reported four new…MORE

County Board President Issues Disaster Proclamation

County Board President Issues Disaster Proclamation

From WJEZ News Livingston County Board Chair Kathy Arbogast has signed a disaster proclamation for the county. The proclamation states “It is the policy of Livingston County to be prepared to address any disasters and therefore, it is necessary and appropriate to make additional resources within Livingston County available to ensure that the effects of…MORE

Dwight Mayor Urges People to Avoid Unnecessary Headaches

Dwight Mayor Urges People to Avoid Unnecessary Headaches

From WJEZ News Dwight mayor Jared Anderson has released a county-wide statement reminding people, while disinfecting one’s home is very important, not to flush those Clorox wipes. Anderson says it is important to throw those disinfecting wipes in the garbage and not in the toilet, as the last thing anyone needs at this point in…MORE

Berwyn Woman Killed in Livingston County Highway Accident

Berwyn Woman Killed in Livingston County Highway Accident

By Neil Doyle A woman walking on a Livingston County road was struck by a car and died Thursday morning. Illinois State Police said Kenisha Hall, 25, of Berwyn was walking in the northbound lane of Illinois Route 23 around 4:30 a.m. when a vehicle hit her. The accident occurred near the intersection of Route…MORE

2nd Coronavirus Case Diagnosed in Livingston County

2nd Coronavirus Case Diagnosed in Livingston County

  By Neil Doyle Health officials have announced a second positive COVID-19 test in Livingston County. Officials at the Livingston County Health Department were notified of the second positive case Thursday. The patient is a man in his 60s and is currently hospitalized. The man has no known history of exposure, according to the LCHD.…MORE

Illinois Tax Deadline Extended 3 Months

Illinois Tax Deadline Extended 3 Months

By Neil Doyle Illinois taxpayers are getting more time to file their state taxes. Gov. JB Pritzker has announced a three-month extension due to the coronavirus pandemic. “Illinois will delay the tax filing deadline from April 15 to July 15, aligning our tax day with the federal government and giving our millions of tax payers…MORE