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According to Purdue Field Crops Disease Specialist Darcy Telenko, it is important to continue to scout for diseases in both corn and soybeans in the coming days and weeks.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has announced a universal mask mandate for Illinois’ P-12 schools that extends to indoor athletics.
LODA — Fire heavily damaged a Loda home Wednesday morning.
East Central Illinois Community Action Agency has funds for income eligible residents of Ford, Iroquois and Vermilion County. We can help with PIPP (Percentage of Income Payment Plan) energy bill assistance and/or emergency assistance at the following locations:
- Humidity: 43%
- Cloud Coverage:25%
- Wind: 7 mph
- UV Index: 9 Very High
- Sunrise: 05:51:34 AM
- Sunset: 08:01:37 PM
A mix of clouds and sun. High 82F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Cloudy. Low near 65F. Winds light and variable.
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High 79F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
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WATSEKA—The Times-Republic added a new member of staff this week. Jeremy Orr will be tasked with covering sports and other community events for the paper. Orr covered sports in northeast India…
DANVILLE, IL – There were two former Danville Dans teammates from 2018 drafted today in the final rounds of the MLB Draft, according to information from the team.
Just after the July 4th holiday, a 4-team tournament was set up and included the All-Star teams from Milford/Sheldon, Cissna Park, Iroquois-West and Watseka. The tourney saw play by the teams …
The All Star Mustang team from Milford won the ACBA all star tournament recently.
The 22st annual Bearcat Open was June 25 at Shewami Country Club, according to information provided.
Kankakeeland’s very own Silhouettes will highlight an evening of family fun and raffle benefiting local families served by Child Network, according to a news release. The concert “For Our Kids” will be Aug. 20 at Perry Farm, 459 Kennedy Dr. in Bourbonnais. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with the Si…
The Sheldon Car Show will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 21.
The Fried Green Tomato Festival Car Show will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 28.
For August, the Watseka Area Food Pantry suggests donations of canned green beans and/or corn. Of course, any and all donations of items which are in undamaged packaging and have not exceeded their use-by date are also welcome. The suggestions are to help make it easier for those who want to…
The public is cordially invited to the Crescent City Historical Society’s annual ice cream social, set for 1-3 p.m. this Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Crescent City Community Center, 301 Main. Those who attend will enjoy homemade ice cream treats, visiting with other attendants, and hearing a progr…