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Peoria, IL1470 WMBD

Local COVID roundup 6/11: Just 4 new tri-county cases

PEORIA, Ill. — On the same day Illinois moved into Phase 5 of Restore Illinois, the Peoria City/County Health Department reported just four new COVID-19 cases across the tri-county area. Woodford County reported two new cases, while Peoria and Tazewell counties reported just one each. One new death was reported...
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Peoria, IL1470 WMBD

Local COVID roundup 6/10: ICU beds in use continue to decrease

PEORIA, Ill. — The Peoria City/County Health Department Thursday reported just four ICU beds were in use in the tri-county area for COVID-19 patients, down from Wednesday’s total of seven. Overall, just 13 new cases were reported throughout the tri-county of Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford counties. Seven new cases were...
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Woodford County, ILpeoriastandard.com

Q4 2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Woodford County?

There were six offenders released on parole during the fourth quarter of 2020 that live in Woodford County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Peoria Standard. The data shows that all of the released offenders in Woodford County were men. Of the parolees, one is a veteran,...
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Watch now: 2 injured in I-74 crash west of Carlock

CARLOCK — A crash involving two trucks Friday closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 74 west of Carlock for several hours and sent both drivers to the hospital. The crash occurred about 11:37 a.m. near milepost 116 in Woodford County. Illinois State Police and fire crews from Congerville responded to the scene.
Tazewell County, ILhoiabc.com

3 more COVID-related deaths in Tri-Counties, new cases decline

PEORIA (HOI) - Three more people have died in the Tri-County region due to illnesses related to the coronavirus, even as the number of new COVID-19 cases are on the decline. Local health officials said Thursday that two people from Tazewell County had passed away, a man in his 60s and a woman in her 80s. One death was reported in Woodford County, a woman in her 90s.
Eureka, ILcourierpapers.com

4-H to host bicycle rodeo in Eureka

As the sun shines and summer approaches, it is important to remind ourselves to fit in activities like riding your bike and reviewing how to do that safely. Area youth are invited to join Woodford County 4-H at their 2021 Bicycle Rodeo, which will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 11, at Davenport Elementary School in Eureka. All youth first through 12th grade can participate. Sign-up is onsite the day of the event for members of the public.
Chillicothe, ILcourierpapers.com

Woodford County Historical & Genealogical Society to visit Zorro Museum

Members and friends of the Woodford County Historical & Genealogical Society will visit the Zorro Museum in Chillicothe on Thursday, June 10. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Chillicothe Area History Museum, 723 N. Fourth St. Everyone is welcome and there is no fee for admission. For more information, call Karen at 309-360-6772.
Peoria, IL1470 WMBD

FEMA assisting local health departments with COVID-19 outreach

PEORIA, Ill. — A team from the Federal Emergency Management Agency is working with local health departments to raise awareness about the availability of COVID-19 vaccine clinics and various recovery services. Working through the Illinois Emergency Management Agency and the State of Illinois, a team of six FEMA workers have...
Peoria, IL1470 WMBD

Local COVID roundup 5/27: 3 additional deaths

PEORIA, Ill. — After reporting zero area deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday and Wednesday, the Peoria City/County Health Department Thursday reported three such deaths. A Peoria County male in his 60s succumbed to the virus, as did a female in her 80s. In Woodford County, a female in her...
Peoria, IL1470 WMBD

Local COVID roundup 5/24: 10 weekend deaths

PEORIA, Ill. — Peoria, Tazewell, and Woodford Counties each suffered COVID-related deaths over the weekend that contributed to Monday’s Peoria City/County Health Department report. Tazewell saw a man and woman, both in their 80s, succumb to the virus. In Peoria County, a woman in her 20s who had underlying conditions...
Woodford County, ILpeoriastandard.com

Top 50 Woodford County home sales for June 2020

These are the top 50 home sales for Woodford County in June 2020, according to BlockShopper.com. In June 2020, there were 70 homes sold, with a median home sale price of $169,500 in Woodford County. Top 50 home sales in Woodford County for June 2020. BuyerCityAddressSale Price. Rice Pond Preserve...
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Woodford approves Tri-County Board reorganization

EUREKA - The Woodford County Board approved a resolution at a May 18 meeting that amends its contract with the Tri-County Regional Planning Commission (TCRPC) and changes the format of the organization’s board along with the Peoria Pekin Urbanized Area Transportation Study (PPUATS) board. The two boards are merging into one to be more efficient in planning and allocating federal money for transportation projects.