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A parent/caregiver education night provided mental health resources and information to families on Tuesday, Sept. 27 at Parkside School in Peru.
La Salle-Peru High School seniors Anna McLaughlin of La Salle and Tommy Hartman of Utica were named 2022 Homecoming Queen and King during the LPHS Variety Show on Monday night in Sellett Gym.
A malfunctioning electric fireplace created enough smoke this morning that 10 people at an assisted living center in Dalzell had to be evacuated, but all were returned unharmed in four hours.
The Peru City Council voted unanimously to pass an ordinance with new regulations for food truck vendors. It will require all vendors to apply for a permit through the city and will limit where trucks can do business.
Peru Mayor Ken Kolowski presented his written statement at Monday’s Council meeting explaining why he vetoed the aldermen’s decision to appoint current Corporate Counsel Scott Schweickert to a full-time position.
The Italian beef at Riverfront Bar & Grill in Peru was how I like it.
A grant partnership between Illinois Valley Sunrise Rotary and Rotary District 6420 will help the homeless through Illinois Valley Public Action to Deliver Shelter.
Senior Watchdog has relocated in Peru.
An employee at a Peru gas station was cited on a complaint of unlawful delivery of alcohol to a minor, following Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement surveillance at various establishments Thursday in La Salle County.
Liberty Village in Peru announced a new memory care program to keep the brain active, enhance memory and maintain independence for Alzheimer's and dementia residents.
The St. Bede Alumni Association announced Paul D. Perona is the recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award for 2022.
The Illinois State Police is in the process of awarding $1 million in grants to 32 local law enforcement agencies across Illinois, including the Peru police department and Putnam County Sheriff's Office, to conduct firearm enforcement efforts to help reduce gun violence.
St. Bede Academy will host weekend-long Homecoming festivities beginning with the annual powder puff game at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29.
Peru police remind motorists to have their child seats checked to ensure proper installation.
A La Salle man was charged with aggravated battery after police responded to an early-morning incident in which a machete and a knife were brandished Wednesday in the 100 block of Marquette Street.