Rains during the last month have kept lawns green and flush, but if things dry up over the coming weeks, that growth will slow down, leaving room for one of a lawn’s peskiest weeds to arrive: crabgrass.

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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 …

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…

The ever-popular “One-on-One” program will be offered by the Iroquois County Genealogical Society for two weeks: Aug. 9-20. The program offers a seasoned researcher to help those who want to trace their family lineage and need help, plus it also offers the use of ICGS resources.

Food, fun, fellowship and fundraising are set as the main events at the annual Hunting Heritage banquet, hosted by the Iroquois Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Aug. 7 at Town & Country Events in Milford.

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