Oct. 12, 2020
Several local entities announced closures Friday morning due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the area.
- Humidity: 83%
- Cloud Coverage:%
- Wind: 6 mph
- UV Index: 2 Low
- Sunrise: 07:08:10 AM
- Sunset: 06:02:21 PM
Cloudy with occasional showers this afternoon. High 59F. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm this evening, then some lingering showers still possible overnight. Low 46F. S winds shifting to W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 59F. Winds light and variable.
Local & Social Scene
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The girls’ golf season came to an end at the class 1A Rochester sectional tournament taking place at The Rail Golf Course on October 15.
The Watseka tennis team defeated GCMS with a score of 8-1 on Tuesday night for their last home game of the season.
The IHSA boys’ golf class 1A sectional took place in Tuscola on Oct. 13.
The Iroquois West boys golf recently earned the title of regional champions for the first time in the school’s history.
The town of Milford was able to experience a taste of high school football on Oct. 2 at the MCP football scrimmage that took place at the high school.
A card shower is being conducted to celebrate the 100th birthday of Florence Nimz.
Eleven students of St. Mary Catholic Church in Paxton and St. Joseph Church in Loda received the Sacrament of Confirmation Sept. 27 at St. Mary Church.
On Oct. 8 the Crescent City Grade School junior high students, along with teacher Rhonda Kollmann, toured the Crescent City Historical Society, which is located in the upstairs of city hall. CCHS member Carol Dexter conducted the tour and shared bits of history.
The kindergarteners and first graders of Crescent City Grade School toured the Crescent-Iroquois Fire Protection District on Oct. 8. The annual visit was in honor of Fire Prevention Week.
Volunteer Services in Watseka is encouraging people to make an appointment to talk about Medicare enrollment.