The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that resurfacing of U.S. 45/52 between Illinois 17 in Kankakee and Armour Road in Bourbonnais begins the evening of Sept. 20, according to a news release from IDOT.

This is the time of year when co-directors Denise Wall, Erik Parmenter and Jessica Fehland, would be organizing December’s Iroquois County Christmas Cantata; however, after much contemplation and discussion, the group has canceled this year’s performances.

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The Iroquois West boys golf team defeated Momence at Aspen Ridge on Sept. 17. The team took home a team score of 170 to top Momence’s 234 score.

The Sept. 1 meeting of the Crescent City village board was called to order by mayor Mark Rabe at 7:02 p.m. Present for the village were Joe Belott, Kim Rabe, Scott Dirks, Dennis Ritzma, Steve Carley; treasurer Carolyn Rapp, and Sean McBride, of ERH.

Crescent City residents are reminded the town-wide recycling program will be Sept. 17. Those who take part are asked to have items to the curbside by 7:30 a.m.