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SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) encourages farmers and agrichemical facilities to take part in a free agrichemical container recycling program. Beginning in the middle of July and continuing into August, sites throughout the state will collect containers that …
The 4th of July is just around the corner which means it’s time to celebrate our Independence! This year’s parade will be at 10 a.m. July 4. The parade theme is “Red, White, & Blue”. Registration forms can be obtained from the Chamber office at 110 South Third Street in Watseka, by calli…
Iroquois County Sheriff’s Department
June is dairy month – the perfect time to thank the farmers who produce delicious and nutritious dairy foods. Originally known as National Milk Month, June Dairy Month highlights the health benefits of dairy foods and the importance of the dairy industry. Today, dairy farmers are not only ma…
USDA projects some record-large crops in the U.S. and South America this year and into 2024.
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- Feels Like: 67°
- Heat Index: 67°
- Wind: 4 mph
- Wind Chill: 67°
- UV Index: 9 Very High
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Vermilion Valley Conference All Conference Softball Teams have been announced for 2023. They include:
Vermilon Valley Conference All County Softball Team for 2023 has been announced. According to information from the conference, the team includes:
Vermilion Valley Conference & Vermilion County 2023 All-Team Baseball Selections have been named. According to information from the conference they include:
CLASS 1A 100-meter dash — 4. Daryl Okeke (Sr., Judah Christian, 11.05 seconds). 200-meter dash — 3. Daryl Okeke (Sr., Judah Christian, 21.91 seconds). 400-meter dash — 8. Murphy McCool (Sr., B…
BLOOMINGTON — Greg DeWerff admits his Milford baseball team “didn’t exactly have a storybook regular season” this spring.
BOURBONNAIS, IL (05/18/2023) - Students have been named to the spring 2023 dean's list at Olivete Nazarene University. According to information prvodied, to qualify for inclusion on the Dean's List, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained…
The sun sets over Watseka after a busy Memorial Day weekend.
Gilman, Ill. (May 26, 2023) – Jennifer Nitsche, a family and consumer science (FACS) teacher at Iroquois West High School in Gilman, has received a $350 grant through Western Governors University’s (WGU) “Fund My Classroom” initiative. According to information provided, the funds will be use…
Five Crescent City Grade School junior high students were recognized for earning a place on the fourth quarter honor roll recently.
Photo by Kim Rabe