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Did "Accountability Angel" Farmer make unlawful contact with La Salle County security officers? A jury will decide that later this week.
Mayor Melanie Thompson told the Spring Valley City Council Monday a suitor for St. Margaret's Hospital has declined.
Peru officer Bradley Anderson was honored with a lifesaving award at Monday’s City Council meeting.
An appeals court has upheld the 25-year sentence for an Indiana man who carjacked a vehicle in autumn 2021 in Peru, injuring the driver while making his getaway.
St. Bede Academy will host its 40th annual Auction on Saturday, June 10, in the Perino Science Center.
Families participated in the 36th annual Kid’s Fishing Tournament on Saturday at Lock 14 in La Salle.
The Peru Library, 1409 11th St., has several events scheduled for June.
Jury selection begins Monday for a Peru woman accused of injuring a La Salle County court security officer during a 2021 videotaping project.
The Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp opened their home season Friday night at the renovated Schweickert Stadium at Veterans Park in Peru.
La Salle-Peru High School announced its honor roll for the spring semester of the 2022-2023 school year.
The Kid’s Free Fishing Tournament will return Saturday, June 3, for a 36th year at Lock 14 in La Salle.
Twenty-two Peru Catholic School eighth grade students participated in a graduation ceremony May 19 at St. Joseph’s Church.
Peru residents and travelers will have another convenience and gasoline option off of Interstate 80 beginning Thursday, June 8.
Bill Stewart bought the store at 1827 Fourth St., Peru, from his aunt and uncle, Royal and Evelyn Claussen, who opened the store in 1950.
Along with free baseball and music, there will be a free kid's fishing tournament in La Salle, a wine festival in Ottawa and a shrimp and brew hullabaloo in Princeton to highlight the weekend's activities across the Illinois Valley.