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Community Forum: Don’t Let Stress Get the Best of You

Community Forum: Don’t Let Stress Get the Best of You

Matt Janus, Wellness Coordinator for OSF St. James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center, talks with Todd Wineburner about April’s designation as National Stress Awareness Month. He also talks about resources that are available if stress is overwhelming. The Community Forum on WJEZ is sponsored by K & S Ford in Fairbury.  MORE

Community Forum: Drakkar Needs a Forever Home

Community Forum: Drakkar Needs a Forever Home

Drakkar is the latest Pet of the Week from the Livingston County Humane Society. Lydia Ward has more details about this Great Dane mix who’s named after a cologne. The Community Forum on WJEZ is sponsored by K & S Ford in Fairbury.MORE

COVID-19 Update: Numbers Continue to Increase

COVID-19 Update: Numbers Continue to Increase

By Todd Wineburner The Livingston County Health Department says that between March 2nd and 8th, 62 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been reported. During that same period, two more individuals lost their lives to complications of the disease. The two deaths raise the county’s toll to 80. Other statistics can be found at the…MORE

Community Forum: Barickman Displeased with Law Enforcement Bill

Community Forum: Barickman Displeased with Law Enforcement Bill

State Senator Jason Barickman talks with Todd Wineburner about the lame duck session of the Illinois General Assembly. Law Enforcement reforms moved to the governor’s desk but Barickman says the bill is plagued by problems. The Community Forum on WJEZ is sponsored by K & S Ford in Fairbury.MORE

Almost 70 New COVID-19 Infections Reported Monday

Almost 70 New COVID-19 Infections Reported Monday

By Todd Wineburner The latest report from the Livingston County Health Department says 67 new cases of COVID-19 infection have been added to the totals. Another county resident is reported as a fatality, as well. Over 3000 positive COVID-19 tests have been recorded in Livingston County over the course of the pandemic. Of those, 142…MORE

Illinois American Water Will Be Flushing Water Mains Starting Next Week

Illinois American Water Will Be Flushing Water Mains Starting Next Week

By Todd Wineburner Illinois American Water will be flushing water mains and fire hydrants starting next week, with the work scheduled to continue throughout Livingston County through September 25th. Karen Cotton, Illinois American’s External Affairs Manager, says the flushing of the system is an annual process that removes sediment from the water mains and tests…MORE

COVID-19 Numbers As Of 8-21-20

COVID-19 Numbers As Of 8-21-20

By Todd Wineburner Two more cases of COVID-19 infection reported yesterday have raised the overall total in the county to 167. The latest positive tests came from young women—one in her 20s and the other under the age of 20. To date, 139 of the county’s positive cases have been removed from isolation, 21 cases…MORE