KANKAKEE, ILLINOIS — Iroquois-Kankakee County Regional Superintendent of Schools Gregg Murphy announced that the I-KAN Regional Office of Education has earned system accreditation by Cognia™, a nonprofit organization that provides quality assurance for schools, school districts and education…

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The Crescent City town board met Monday, Feb. 1, with Mayor Mark Rabe calling the meeting to order at 7:02 p.m. Cathy Christensen, clerk, took roll call with the following trustees responding: Jim Sorensen, Kim Rabe, Steve Carley, Dennis Ritzma and Joe Belott. Also attending were Emily Schun…

SPRINGFIELD –State Representative Tom Bennett (R-Gibson City) has been named to the House Republican leadership team and will serve as an Assistant Republican Leader in the 102nd General Assembly, according to a press release.

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The Unit 9 School Board learned this week that the district has passed the next phase of a grant process through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Watseka Police responded to a suicidal subject in the 300 block of W. Oak St at 1:17 a.m. on Jan. 19.

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Jane Daniels, math and science instructor for Crescent City Grade School’s junior high, recently assigned her life science students to construct a DNA model. The requirements were to use any material they wanted, illustrating the base pairs. The base pairs had to be labeled and color coordin…

Federal prosecutors have charged more than 300 individuals for their roles in January’s Capitol riots, Department of Justice officials said Friday. The announcement came during a press briefing on the threat of domestic terrorism by numerous federal law enforcement agencies, during which officials said that the threat of violence committed by Americans will be a top priority under the Biden ...

HOUSTON – President Joe Biden visited Houston on Friday afternoon to survey the aftermath of last week’s winter storms and the statewide grid collapse that left millions of Texans without power and heat in sub-zero weather. Gov. Greg Abbott, playing chaperone as the new president visits the state’s largest COVID-19 vaccination “super site,” is pressing for him to add more counties to the major ...

WASHINGTON — Days before the House is set to take up the sweeping democracy reform package known as HR 1, a handful of GOP senators proposed new legislation to "restore confidence" in American elections. The Save Democracy Act, which would create nationwide voting restrictions, was introduced Thursday by Rick Scott of Florida, Cindy Hyde-Smith of Mississippi and Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming — ...