Virus Sends Hundreds to Hospitals

(CNN) — A respiratory virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals across the Midwest. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the unusually high number of hospitalizations reported now could be “just the tip of the iceberg.” Ten states have contacted the CDC for assistance in investigating clusters of enterovirus. “What we’re seeing … Continue reading »

Silent Auction Supports a Local Woman

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Residents held a silent auction Sunday in support of a local woman suffering from a life-altering illness. Jennifer LeCompte suffers from Trigeminal Neuralgia, a illness that severe pain on one side of her face. The illness and a series of brain surgeries make her unable to work, so friends organized a fundraiser … Continue reading »