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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 …

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…

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…

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