A free “Rules of the Road” Review Course is being offered at the Watseka Public Library from 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 4, according to information provided. The course combines an explanation of the driving exam with a practice written exam. The two hour course explains the driver’s exam and provide…

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SENECA—The Central Comets were rolling. That came to a screaching halt when they traveled to Gilman to take on the Raiders. The evening was filled with fanfare, fire works and a low scoring af…


GILMAN—The last time the Iroquois West Raiders made the playoffs it was the 2006-2007 season and the team was coached by Ryan Pearson. The Raiders faced Minonk (Fieldcrest), a team they beat 2…


PAXTON—Eight schools traveled to PBL highschool over the weekend for the annual volleyball classic. Amoung the eight schools were two Iroquois county schools. Cissna Park faced PBL to start th…


CRETE—The boys and girls golf sectionals took place Monday. The boys was held at Balmoral Woods Golf Club in Crete, IL. The girls sectional was held at the Aurora Country Club in Aurora, IL. B…

It’s that time of year to put in your order for Wreaths Across America, which relies on volunteers to help place wreaths on the graves of deceased veterans for the Christmas season. This year, volunteers from Crescent City will place the wreaths in December.

A benefit for Angel’s Closet in Milford will be conducted Oct. 30, starting at 4 p.m. and continuing through 6:30 p.m., according to information provided. The drive-thru fundraiser will be in the south parking lot of the Milford United Methodist Church at 118 N Axtel Street in Milford. Fresh…

Crescent City Grade School students will celebrate Red Ribbon Week, Monday-Friday, Oct. 25-29. The week is observed in order to celebrate children being happy and drug-free, and to teach the dangers of drugs.

Because Crescent City Grade School is not in session on Friday, Oct. 29, the kindergarten through fourth grade students will celebrate Halloween on Thursday, Oct. 28.

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