The Iroquois County Board Policy and Procedure Committee met Thursday morning. It approved resolutions to declare a vacancy in the office of county clerk and to appoint a county clerk replacement.

The Iroquois County Administrative Center Offices for county clerk, county treasurer, assessment, zoning and finance will re-open to the general public May 28 for those wishing to conduct county business, according to information from county board chairman John Shure. The County Highway Depa…

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A few passing clouds, otherwise generally clear. Low around 70F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.


Partly cloudy early with thunderstorms becoming likely during the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 82F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90%.

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A chat with a high school athlete preparing for a fall sports season amid the coronavirus pandemic. Today, Watseka football player DREW WITTENBORN, who will be a senior next season.

The Iroquois County Historical Society and staff members of the Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cherry, Watseka, along with the Iroquois County Genealogical Society, are planning to re-open at the museum June 15. Hours for both the museum and ICGS will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The community is invited to join in the lifesaving mission of the Red Cross and be someone’s hero by rolling up a sleeve to give blood on Tuesday, June 16th from 10:30AM to 6:30PM at the Ashkum Coliseum located on 117 East Main Street, Ashkum, IL 60911. The event is sponsored by the Ashkum G…