The Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that the Iroquois County Public Health Department will serve as the “Proud to be an American” Grand Marshal in this year’s 4th of July parade sponsored by the City of Watseka, according to information from the chamber.

Bridget McMullin, of Loda, was named to the University of Alabama Deans List for Spring Semester 2021.

LODA ─ Runners will return to the starting line for the running of the Lake Escape 5K/10K/Kids 1K this month after it was cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MT. PULASKI — The Milford baseball team rallied to force a tie after four innings, but host Mt. Pulaski rallied with three runs in the bottom of the sixth and then fended off the Bearcats to c…

The Crescent City Historical Society will be open from 1-4 p.m. during the Garage Crawl on Saturday, June 19. The CCHS will then be open Sunday, June 20, right after the community worship service until about 12:30 p.m. The CCHS is located in city hall, 400 Main Street.

The Iroquois County Genealogical Society was set to celebrate its 50th birthday in 2020 but it had to be canceled due to the pandemic. Since restrictions have eased, the group will host a belated birthday celebration Saturday, June 26, on the grounds of the Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cher…

After having to cancel in 2020 due to Covid, the Ford-Iroquois Master Gardeners are excited to conduct the Garden Walk on June 26. The event will take place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. CST and feature four private homes, the Loda Prairie and garden themed vendors.

DIVERNON, Illinois — Stanley L Butzow, son of the late Lewis and Anna Butzow, and Sallee J (Bork) Butzow, daughter of the late Henry and Kathryn Bork, were married May 8, 1971, at St. James RC Church in Decatur, Illinois, by Fr. Raymond J. Boyle.

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