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  • Sunrise: 05:25:54 AM
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Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then a chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 84F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%.


Variably cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Low 68F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.


Scattered showers and thunderstorms. A few storms may be severe. High 84F. Winds WNW 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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