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Archive for December 30th, 2009

Swine flu continues to sicken La Salle County

Posted by wlpo on December 30, 2009

Swine flu continues to make people sick.  Since last week, two men in La Salle County, ages 53 and 49, had to be hospitalized because of the virus.  Overall 22 people in La Salle County have been hospitalized because of it.

          It’s contributed to one death in La Salle County.

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Matthiessen State Park open for cross country skiing

Posted by wlpo on December 30, 2009

You won’t need to bring your bug spray or cooler if you visit Matthiessen Park anytime soon, but you can bring your ski gear.

          Cross country skiing is popular when there’s snow on the ground.  The park’s ski rental is open on the weekends and holidays.  You’ll find it near the shelter and fort at the dells entrance off of Route 178.

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