Stories about Peru, Illinois
Family and friends of the late Lori Tipton, of Dalzell, are creating an Illinois Valley Community College Foundation scholarship for future teachers.
A Peru native who is part of a group of amateur aviators, made an attempt to reach a record altitude for a paper-airplane flight on Saturday morning.
In response to Civil Rights attorney Benjamin Crump demanding the FBI take over the investigation into the death of Jelani Day, Peru Police Chief Robert Pyszka said Friday anticipates being able to release more information on the investigation into the death of Jelani Day in the coming days.
School officials have contacted the La Salle and Peru Police Departments and have implemented the appropriate school and law enforcement safety protocols based on the nature of the threat.
Dec 2, 2020 is a day that many people in Peru will always remember as the day that Wally the Wallaroo was introduced into their lives.
The Peru Police Department made one impaired driving arrest and issued four seat belt and child safety seat citations during the recent Thanksgiving enforcement effort.
Residents in the Illinois Valley looking to get into the Christmas spirit will have opportunities to do so this weekend in La Salle and Peru. The two cities have multiple events scheduled to celebrate the upcoming holidays.
For local children 10 and younger, Santa will be making an early stop at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the La Salle-Peru High School students common.
The Peru Pearl Harbor Day parade and memorial service is set to return at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 4.