September is National Preparedness Month, and the Iroquois County Public Health Department wants people to prepare and protect themselves and their families through four easy methods.

Full-fledged harvest is still likely to be a few weeks away, but with a few combines out and about, now is a good time to remind everyone to be safe this fall.

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Mainly clear. Low 64F. Winds light and variable.


Mainly clear. Low 64F. Winds light and variable.


Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 86F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

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GILMAN—The Iroquois West Raiders opened their 2021 campaign against Hoopeston/Armstrong. The Raiders entered the field led by senior defensive end Clayton Leonard. The Raider marching band per…


CISSNA PARK—Five days of matches, 25 games and it was all over in a flash Saturday. The championship pool consisted of Milford, Cissna Park and GCMS. Milford and Cissna Park met in the first m…

BUCKLEY, ILLINOIS — The Danville Zone of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League (LWML) Central Illinois District conducted its fall rally on September 14, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Buckley, under the theme “All things are possible with FAITH” Mark 9:23.

CRESCENT CITY — The town-wide recycling program will take place this Thursday, Sept. 16, in Crescent City. This is a free program in which residents can put their recyclables to the curbside to have them picked up. If you haven’t taken part in the program before, you should call Central Illi…

IROQUOIS COUNTY — The public is cordially invited to “Scottish Clans and Castles,” a program to be presented by Loarn Robertson and sponsored by the Iroquois County Genealogical Society. It will take place at the Crescent City Community Center this Saturday, Sept. 18. The event starts at 9 a…

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