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The 4th of July is just around the corner which means it’s time to celebrate our Independence! This year’s parade will be at 10 a.m. July 4. The parade theme is “Red, White, & Blue”. Registration forms can be obtained from the Chamber office at 110 South Third Street in Watseka, by calli…

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June is dairy month – the perfect time to thank the farmers who produce delicious and nutritious dairy foods. Originally known as National Milk Month, June Dairy Month highlights the health benefits of dairy foods and the importance of the dairy industry. Today, dairy farmers are not only ma…

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  • Heat Index: 80°
  • Wind: 15 mph
  • Wind Chill: 79°
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  • Sunrise: 05:20:49 AM
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A few clouds. Low 64F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.


A few clouds. Low 64F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.


Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 87F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.


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CLASS 1A 100-meter dash — 4. Daryl Okeke (Sr., Judah Christian, 11.05 seconds). 200-meter dash — 3. Daryl Okeke (Sr., Judah Christian, 21.91 seconds). 400-meter dash — 8. Murphy McCool (Sr., B…

Registration forms are now available for the Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce 2023 Golf Outing. Forms are available at the Chamber office, 110 South Third Street, Watseka and on their Facebook page. This year’s outing will be July 7 at Shewami Country Club, Sheldon, according to information …

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Clayton Carley of rural Milford recently graduated from Iowa State University with a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding and Genetics & Genomics with a specialization in predictive plant phenomics. While at Iowa State, Clayton worked with the Singh Soybean Breeding and Soynomics group, where he rese…

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BOURBONNAIS, IL (05/18/2023) - Students have been named to the spring 2023 dean's list at Olivete Nazarene University. According to information prvodied, to qualify for inclusion on the Dean's List, a student must have been enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student and must have attained…

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