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State lawmaker, Yednock, criticized St. Margaret’s Health on Friday and questioned how officials handled the 11th-hour notice of plans to close the Peru hospital followed the law.
Oglesby American Legion, 410 Clark St., will host its monthly fish fry 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3.
How much longer will it take for an ambulance to get you to the emergency room? With the Peru hospital closed, some EMS services expect longer transfer times.
The Oglesby American Legion, 410 Clark St., will host its monthly steak fry from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26.
Oglesby Knights of Columbus, 307 E. Florence St., will host a fish and shrimp fry 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27.
There was big applause Monday for two of Oglesby’s finest: Michael Rivara, Oglesby’s officer of the year, and for retiring Chief Doug Hayse.
Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin’s sudden collapse during last week’s football game and recovery since left people grateful for the paramedic response and wondering why it was necessary.
Oglesby Knights of Columbus, 307 E. Florence St., will host a fish and shrimp fry 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13.
When Rotary District Governor Laura Khan challenged every club in northern Illinois to have their members donate one new book to their library, the Illinois Valley Sunrise Rotary went one step better.
Local priests gathered at a La Salle church to say farewell to Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Clergy today are well-versed in Benedict’s theology, as he was an accomplished theologian long before his accession in 2005.
Beginning this January, taco night at the Oglesby American Legion will be the second Wednesday of each month.
An Oglesby native has produced “Common Creatives,” a 90-minute comedy starring Kim “Howard” Johnson as the newly appointed artistic director of a community college who's tasked with putting on a big-name show with no budget.
Oglesby needs a new police chief – Doug Hayse is retiring Jan. 17 – but Deputy Chief Mike Margis has agreed to head the police department on an interim basis.
Catholics across the Illinois Valley are mourning the former pontiff (2005-13), who died Saturday at age 95 – and only two months short of the 10th anniversary of his abdication.
Oglesby residents can pour some champagne Sunday and give a toast to the sound of the midnight whistle. The recording plays for a total of 95 seconds with 5 second intervals.