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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,002 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the state Tuesday with 22 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 15 positive cases

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UNIT 20 BOARD OF EDUCATION

The Lawrence Unit 20 Board of Education met in regular session Monday night at Lawrenceville High School. They unanimously approved an approximate $11 million fiscal year budget for 2021-22. The

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reports there were 2,198 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 16 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department has indicated that 58

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RIVER DEATH INVESTIGATION

Authorities in Effingham County are continuing to investigate the discovery of a dead body in the Little Wabash River this past weekend. The discovery of a male subject was made Saturday by

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ARSON SUSPECT ARRESTED

Investigation by the Indiana State Fire Marshalls Office and the Knox County Sheriffs Department has led to the arrest of a suspect in recent fires in the town of Freelandville. Taken into custody

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