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Marion Fire Department Nonresident Fees for Department Service Going Up

MARION – The Marion City Council Monday night approved an ordinance increasing fire department nonresident fees for department service. According to the ordinance, any nonresident of the city who receives service from the city fire department personnel and city emergency equipment, including the “jaws of life”, while within the corporate limits of the city shall

IDPH Tuesday Reported 3,193 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 3,193 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 17 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,285,398 cases, including 21,540 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 6-12 is 4.3%. The preliminary

IDPH Monday Reported 2,433 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday reported 2,433 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 18 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,282,205 cases, including 21,523 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 5-11 is 4.4%. The preliminary

McLeansboro City Council Meets Tonight

MCLEANSBORO – The McLeansboro City Council will meet tonight at 6 in the courtroom at the Hamilton County Courthouse. Council members are set to discuss and possibly act on the April pay request for the water tower project and a change order for the project, submitting a full application to USDA Rural Development for the