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The mother of Jelani Day, a 25-year-old Illinois State University graduate student who went missing and was later found dead in the Illinois River, said Peru and its police department are mishandling and neglecting her son’s case.
Construction at the new GAF roofing and manufacturing plant in Peru, a site that will bring in new jobs and aid in economic development for the city, is well underway with exterior walls and steel work in progress.
St. Margaret’s hospital in Peru will close at 7 a.m. Saturday, here's some answers to frequently asked questions.
Rochelle Community Hospital is hosting a job fair 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2000 Luther Drive, Peru.
Workers continue to build the exterior walls of an $80 million, 450,000 square foot commercial roofing manufacturing facility north of Interstate 80 in Peru.
Employees at St. Margaret’s in Peru worked their final shift Saturday morning, exiting the hospital to a warm embrace of hundreds of family, friends, former employees and concerned citizens. They also reacted to the closure, sharing criticism for the decision.
Healthcare workers, who find themselves looking for jobs due to the closing of St. Margaret’s in Peru, had the opportunity to seek employment elsewhere through job fairs held Thursday and Friday in La Salle-Peru.
Hundreds of employees and former employees gathered Saturday at St. Margaret's Hospital (formerly IVCH) in Peru as the hospital closed. Hospital officials announced last week a suspension of operations at the hospital.
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.
Seattle Sutton Healthy Eating in Ottawa underwent new ownership in November 2018 but the company’s original mission remains its driver.
St. Bede Academy has earned the College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles.
Less than 48 hours before Peru’s hospital is scheduled to close, St. Margaret’s Health issued an apology Thursday afternoon to its employees and the community for how it handled announcing the closure.
Lisa LeBeau, the hospice director at Compassus hospice care in Peru, was one of 20 volunteers chosen out of 6,000 for a trip to provide hospice care to those in need in South Africa.
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.
State sens. Sue Rezin, Tom Bennett and Win Stoller are collecting Valentine's Day cards to distribute to senior citizens.