Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police investigated a car vs deer accident Nov. 18 on County Road 2900 North near 1800 East. According to police reports, a vehicle driven by Paul A. Carpenter, 51, Watseka, was traveling east on 2900 North when a deer entered the roadway. Carpenter was unable to av…

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“Who would have ever thought at an assisted living center of all places I’d find my soulmate.” That’s what Mary Tuminello had to say about the person she’d spent nearly the last five years of her life with.

The Board of Education of Crescent-Iroquois Community Unit District #249 met Nov. 16 in the Crescent City Grade School gym. The meeting was called to order around 7 p.m. by board president Steve Massey, who led the Pledge of Allegiance. Secretary Jody Niebuhr took roll call with the followin…

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Champaign – State Conservationist Ivan Dozier welcomes two new members to the Leadership Team at the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Office facility in Champaign, according to information from his office. Winnie Chen works as the assistant state conservationist for W…

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Dairy Business Association recently announced the program lineup and keynote speakers for Dairy Strong, one of the Midwest’s premiere conferences for the dairy community, on Jan. 19-21, according to a news release from the association.

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Crescent City Grade School was tentatively closed Nov. 9-13, with full remote learning implemented; however, according to an email from Superintendent Rod Grimsley, the closure has been expanded through Nov. 18. For now, the next day for students to report for classes will be Nov. 19.

Brazil's national civil aviation authority on Wednesday became the first foreign air safety regulator to join the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in approving the Boeing 737 Max to fly passengers again. The agency indicated that, like Europe's aviation regulator, it too is asking Boeing to make some further design improvements that would be retrofitted to the Max later. In a ...

BALTIMORE — The NFL postponed the Ravens' Thanksgiving Day game against the Pittsburgh Steelers to Sunday afternoon amid a coronavirus outbreak, disrupting Baltimore fans' plans to watch the game on the holiday. Three more Ravens — defensive end Calais Campbell and offensive linemen Patrick Mekari and Matt Skura — were placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, after all reportedly tested ...

Los cocineros caseros que estaban terminando las listas de compras para el Día de Acción de Gracias y reorganizando las sillas del patio para un festín al aire libre recibieron la semana pasada una noticia del Centro de Control de Enfermedades de Estados Unidos (CDC) que aterrizó como una broma de mal gusto en la mesa de las fiestas. "A medida que los casos (de COVID-19) siguen aumentando ...

LOS ANGELES — Concordia University in Southern California will discontinue its use of antigen testing for asymptomatic students and employees, after more than 50 false positives prompted unwarranted concern about a possible major coronavirus outbreak. As of Wednesday, officials at the Irvine university said there were six active cases — four students and two employees — on campus as opposed to ...