Illinois Governor JB Pritzker says the state is aiming to increase testing for COVID-19 from 4,000 tests per day up to 10,000 tests in the next 10 days.
Despite rumors, there are no confirmed cases of Covid-19 in nursing homes in Grundy County.
The risk of severe weather is high for our listening area later today. The National Weather Service said strong tornadoes are possible along with golf ball size hail, damaging winds and the chance of flooding.
The Kendall/Grundy Regional Office of Education Spelling Bee was held last month.
Nearly one week ago, Governor J.B. Pritzker order all non-essential businesses to close down through April 7th, but some have not complied.
The Coal City Village Board this week approved Covid-19 Response Payments to residents.
At his press conference on Friday, Gov. Pritzker announced increases in SNAP benefits, funding to support people experiencing homelessness and a stipend to child care providers who have provided child care to essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many who have attempted to file for unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic have had trouble and the Illinois Department of Employment Security says they are aware of the system issues many are experiencing that have led to frustrations.
Members of the community have stepped up to help support staff members of Morris Hospital and Healthcare Centers during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday March 26th, the hospital released a list of “Acts of Kindness” on their website to chronicle and recognize some examples of the generosit…
A Morris teenager was sentenced in Grundy County on March 25th. Zach Weathersby pled guilty to domestic battery while having a previous conviction, a class four felony and was sentenced to 30 months of probation.
A few changes have been made in regards to waste services in the city of Morris due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Seneca Village Council last week approved an agreement with Jarin Nooman that will help with a mural project.
The Covid-19 outbreak has killed at least 26 people in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health said approximately 87% of fatalities are among patient 60 years of age and older.
Local police are not giving up on a nearly 20-year murder investigation in Streator and are asking for your help. On March 26, 2003, 7-year-old Dalton Mesarchik was reported missing to the Streator Police Department. The following day, his body was located in the Vermilion River south of St…
Gov. JB Pritzker joined the United Way of Illinois and the Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations at his press conference on Thursday to announce the launch of the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund.
A second resident of Livingston County has tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus disease). Livingston County Health Department (LCHD) officials were notified of the second positive COVID-19 case on March 26, 2020, according to state and local public health protocol. The individual, a mal…
The Kendall County Health Department is reporting three new cases of COVID-19, as of Thursday morning. A male in his 30s and two females; one in her 40s and the second in her 50s tested positive for the coronavirus 2019 disease. This brings the total of Kendall County residents who have tested positive to eight at this time.
We Care of Grundy County has made a few changes to help volunteers and the public stay safe.
The Will County Sheriff's Office wants to remind the public that three complaints have been made to other law enforcement agencies regarding a man, posing as a member of the Will County Sheriff's Office SWAT team, illegally making traffic stops.
Marseilles Mayor Jim Hollenbeck has announced that the City of Marseilles, working with Twin Oaks Ottawa Savings Bank is taking action to help ensure that Marseilles businesses get the financial support needed to get through the COVID-19 Crisis.
Illinois Department of Public Health officials say that a contractual worker at the Sheridan Correctional Center in LaSalle County is among those to test positive for COVID-19.
The Grundy County Health Department (GCHD) announced the first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Grundy County, IL, on March 23, 2020. A second positive case has been identified today.
A new 4,000 square foot administrative building will be constructed on the grounds of Morris Grade School in the future.
It has been nearly a month since Illinois lawmakers were in session, but that could be changing in the future.
The Illinois State Police has released the enforcement figures for the month of February.
The City of Braidwood is offering a daily check-in program for the duration of the State of Illinois “Stay at Home” order.
Judge Robert Pilmer on Tuesday issued an order to move the $1.8 million lawsuit against former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Dennis Hastert from April to July.
Help is available for small businesses not open during the Covid-19 outbreak.
More than 1,500 people have tested positive for Covid-19 and 16 individuals have died in Illinois.
Illinois State Police have issued a few statements related to travel for essential services.
The LaSalle County Health Department (LCDH) has confirmed an additional COVID-19 case in LaSalle County.
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic closing schools for an unknown amount of time, Morris District 54 has turned to social media to make the best out of the current situation.
The Grundy County Health Department announced the first case of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Grundy County, IL. The resident is a female in her 30s. Public health officials are identifying and working with all close contacts. Federal privacy restrictions prohibit the release of any addi…
Morris Hospital wants to clarify incorrect information circulating on social media about the mask supply at the hospital. While there is a shortage of personal protective equipment across the country and all hospitals are conserving supplies, they want to assure you that masks are available …
A Wilmington man has been arrested again by Will County authorities. The Braidwood Police Department said a vehicle driven by 20-year-old Kaleb Findlay struck a tree in the 200 block of North Division Street in Braidwood on March 21st. After the accident, Findlay walked away from the scene, …
Minooka Village President Patrick Brennan was extended emergency powers March 18 during an emergency meeting to help the village navigate the coronavirus pandemic.
As of March 17th, The Greenhouse Cannabis Dispensary in Morris has ceased recreational sales for the foreseeable future and will only be serving medical patients. Medical cannabis dispensaries have been deemed essential and will remain open.