The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that resurfacing of U.S. 45/52 between Illinois 17 in Kankakee and Armour Road in Bourbonnais begins the evening of Sept. 20, according to a news release from IDOT.

This is the time of year when co-directors Denise Wall, Erik Parmenter and Jessica Fehland, would be organizing December’s Iroquois County Christmas Cantata; however, after much contemplation and discussion, the group has canceled this year’s performances.

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More than 175 people attended the Iroquois County Genealogical Society’s 8th annual cemetery walk, which took place in St. Mary’s Church Cemetery, Beaverville. This year’s event was coordinated by ICGS member Diane Gagnon and took place this past Sunday, Sept. 13.

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The Iroquois County Genealogical Society’s 8th annual cemetery walk will take place at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery, Beaverville. Originally planned to take place during the Founders’ Day celebration, it was decided to go ahead with the cemetery walk even though the celebration was canceled.

After Sturgis superspreader, Missouri hosts thousands at Lake of the Ozarks bike rally The rumbling can be heard from miles away. Thousands of motorcycles have converged around the Lake of the Ozarks, where local officials are bracing for more than 100,000 visitors for the 14th annual Bikefest Lake of the Ozarks. The event is one of the last and largest of the season in the lake area. Lake ...

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SEATTLE - These were among the first five completed investigations released by the Police Department's civilian-run Office of Police Accountability, which has fielded more than 19,000 complaints in the months since widespread protests, mostly nonviolent, erupted in the aftermath of Floyd's May 25 death. OPA Director Andrew Myerberg said he's prepared to shoulder any fallout from his decision ...

DETROIT - Matthew Stafford penned a powerful essay for The Players' Tribune website Friday in which he detailed racist behavior he experienced while with some of his teammates this spring and urged everyone to continue fighting against racial injustice. Stafford said his proudest day as a Detroit Lion came in August when the team called off practice to demonstrate against the Jacob Blake ...