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Looking for a tasty way to beat the summer heat? Look no further, as July happens to be National Ice Cream Month. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan deemed ice cream to be “the perfect dessert” and declared a month-long celebration of the delicious dairy treat. Thirty-seven years later, ice cr…

Summer Reading Program: Read Beyond the Beaten Path this summer. Our Summer Reading Challenge runs from June 1 to July 31. Earn books, fun stuff, and tickets to enter drawings for bigger prizes by reading. Register by visiting tinyurl.com/DPL-Reading

Less than a week after presiding over the Vermilion County fair as fair queen, Naomi Dolan was at the Georgetown Fairgrounds, where she had 10 projects entered in the 4-H competition — ranging from scrapbooking to photography to geology to health.

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Tonight

Scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. Low 71F. WSW winds shifting to E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

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Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High near 85F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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CRESCENT CITY, ILLINOIS — The Sunday opening for July will be July 10, due to the Independence Day holiday. The CCHS, located in the upstairs of city hall, will be open to the public 1-3 p.m. Items can be brought down to the main floor for those who cannot manage the stairs.

VERMILION COUNTY, ILLINOIS — Every town has beautiful gardens tucked away on quiet side streets. We drive past, unaware that a someone has created something very special, hidden from our view. The Vermilion County Garden Walk is an opportunity to take a look at these beautiful gardens. This …

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