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IROQUOIS COUNTY, ILLINOIS

SPRINGFIELD - Iroquois County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to David Harris, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue in a news release.

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Kristin Marquis’ second grade students at Crescent City Grade School recently completed a unit of study by creating dioramas on selected animals. Each student chose an animal and then had to research it and create a diorama depicting its habitat.

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The town board of Crescent City met at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3 at city hall. Mayor Mark Rabe called the meeting to order with clerk Cathy Christensen taking roll call. Present were Kim Rabe, Joe Belott, Jim Sorensen, Steve Carley, Dennis Ritzma and Scott Dirks. Also present were Al Johnson, vil…

IROQUOIS COUNTY, ILLINOIS

IROQUOIS COUNTY, ILLINOIS

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The Iroquois County Historical Society conducted its annual meeting April 24, in the courtroom of the Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cherry, Watseka. The ICHS is a non-profit organization which is in charge of the maintaining the museum.

IROQUOIS COUNTY, ILLINOIS

The Crescent City village board met Monday, April 5 with Mayor Mark Rabe calling the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. All trustees were present: Jim Sorensen, Scott Dirks, Steve Carley, Kim Rabe, Dennis Ritzma and Joe Belott. Also present were ERH rep Sean McBride, village maintenance engineer …

ILLINOIS AND INDIANA — Recently Amtrak began accepting claims for monetary compensation for people with mobility disabilities who traveled or wanted to travel from or to one of 78 stations and encountered accessibility issues at the stations, according to information provided by the Departme…

MINNEAPOLIS — A 1980s University of Minnesota hockey recruit and four other men are suing a former Gophers assistant coach and the university on allegations that they were sexually assaulted by the coach decades ago and those in authority covered up the abuse. The lawsuit, filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Minnesota by onetime Gophers recruit Mike Sacks and the others, contends that ...

The University of California system agreed Friday to extend its court-mandated policy of test-free admissions through 2025, according to advocacy groups that argue the use of SAT and ACT scores discriminates against applicants based on race, income, and disability. The university regents previously announced a test-optional policy while the system created a new type of test that it said will ...

Will you have to keep masking up at your favorite retailers? It depends. Trader Joe’s, Walmart and Costco will no longer require fully vaccinated shoppers to don masks, where allowed under state and local rules, making them some of first major businesses to change their face-covering policies after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines Thursday. Trader Joe’s ...

LOS ANGELES — Anthony Davis sat down for his media session Friday with his head down and hoodie pulled over it, preparing to answer questions about his groin injury while fidgeting with his cell. Then the first question was about his friend, Kobe Bryant, who will be posthumously inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday, and Davis' eyes immediately began to glow ...