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Wilmington Region

CAUGHT AT LAST! Dawn Keller, director of the Flint Creek Wildlide Rehabilitation Center, hauls an injured American White pelican to the safety of her automobile after catching it in the ice covered mill race in Wilmington on Wednesday. Photo courtesy Kathleen Kennedy.

01/18/2022 - 5:24pm
Dawn Keller drove 1 1/2 hours to get to Wilmington on Wednesday and there was no way she was leaving empty handed. When she did get her wish, after risking life and limb between the expanses of ice on the mill race, she certainly had her hands full...

Coal City Region

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DR. JOHN BOLDEN, infectious disease physician at Morris Hospital, received the COVID vaccine. He reports the hospital is better outcomes of vaccinated individuals with COVID-19 compared to the unvaccinated.

01/20/2022 - 5:19pm
MORRIS—Even with the increase in breakthrough COVID infections, there isn't any doubt in Dr. John Bolden's mind: when it comes to the COVID patients he has seen at Morris Hospital, vaccinated patients are having much better outcomes than...

Braidwood Region

01/18/2022 - 5:19pm
Local school districts continue to add positive COVID-19 cases following winter break. Reed-Custer Superintendent Mark Mitchell reported that as of the start of this week, there were 31 new cases of COVID-19 in the district, including 13 elementary...

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