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    Thursday, July 19, 2018
    New Midwife at Women’s Health Care Center            Jacqueline Ma is the newest midwife to join the staff of the Women’s Health Care Center at Illinois Valley Community Hospital.            Originally from Swedona, Illinois, Ma is a graduate of the nursing school at Northern Illinois University.  She spent five years working as a labor and delivery nurse in Illinois and the state of Washington ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Health
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    First IVCH Foundation Pyszka Scholarship AwardedJonathon Bourell of Streator is the recipient of the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Foundation’s first Debbie Pyszka Memorial Nursing Scholarship, an award established this year by the family of the late Debbie Pyszka, an IVCH nurse who died in 2017 after working at the hospital for 39 years.  Congratulating Bourell, who will enter his second ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, July 18, 2018
    Peru, Illinois, July 17, 2018,Viakable through its US subsidiary CME Wire & Cable completed the acquisition of American Bare Conductor assets, an Illinois-based wire and cable manufacturing company located in LaSalle, IL. Viakable is part of the Xignux group of companies. Xignux is a Mexican industrial consortium based in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, which employs over 20,000 people. It is comprised of ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Communities, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
    IVCH Auxiliary Used Book Sale is July 27            Book lovers looking for inexpensive summer reading will find it at the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Auxiliary’s annual book sale Friday, July 27, in the IVCH office building at 1305 6th Street in Peru, just east of the hospital’s emergency room entrance.            The sale will run from 7:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.            Paperback books ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Health, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018
     Apple Press has been an active member of the Illinois Valley for over 30 years. We are thrilled about our move to 2428 4th St Peru, making it more convenient for our customers to stop by for all their printing and promotional needs. We believe in being involved with and giving back to the communities where we live and work. Our staff includes Jay Endress Owner, Buck Emmerling Pressman, Cally ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    (Oglesby, IL) The hill leading from the Visitor Center at Starved Rock State Park to Starved Rock Lodge will be closed for most of the day tomorrow, July 17, due to road repair and tree trimming.Visitors are advised to use the south entrance off of IL Route 71 to access Starved Rock Lodge. The boat ramp, Starved Rock Visitor Center will be open and accessible from Route 178. 
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, July 13, 2018
    (Oglesby, IL) -Victor Raul Contreras, of Streator, is the winner of last night's Country Showdown held on the Veranda of Starved Rock Lodge. Richard Gavril, of Sugar Grove, was the first runner up. Six vocalists entered the contest which consisted of singing two songs. Event host, Chad "Dog" Hannon introduced Contreras by his entry name "Wasted Talent Revise". The winner explained how he carefully ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    St. Margaret’s Auxiliary Scholarships Awarded   The St. Margaret’s Auxiliary recently awarded two $1,000 scholarships to area students who have been accepted into or who are currently enrolled in a health care professional curriculum.  Recipients of this year’s scholarships include:  Deanna Derix currently works for St. Margaret’s at the Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine clinic in Spring ...read more
    Categories: Communities, Press Release, Health
    Thursday, July 12, 2018
    You might not realize how important certain letters are until they’re gone. A, B and O are the main blood types and when not enough people donate blood, A’s, B’s and O’s may be missing from hospital shelves when a critical patient arrives.  Every two seconds, someone in the U. S. needs blood.  But for the past four years, new Red Cross blood donors have declined by about 80,000 each year. We need ...read more
    Categories: Health, Press Release
    Friday, July 06, 2018
    Free Safe Boating Classes Offered This SummerIllinois Waterway Visitor Center at Starved Rock Lock and Dam - Ottawa, ILThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer two more opportunities to take a free Illinois Safe Boating class throughout the summer at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center in Ottawa, IL. This class is recommended for people who are new to boating, scouts, families that enjoy ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Education, Press Release
    Saturday, May 05, 2018
    Presenting a Spectacular Juried Visual Arts, Music, Drama and Film Competition in Starved Rock Country  OmniArts is proud to announce the OmniPrize for the Arts. This event will be held in downtown Ottawa, Illinois, September 7-9, 2018. Competition will be divided into four categories: Drama, Film, Music and Visual Arts.  The Drama Competition will be a series of one-act plays performed at the ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Communities, Human Interest