CLIFTON, ILLINOIS – Farming is more than just a job, it’s a passion. As spring is in full bloom, local farmers are in the fields day and night planting their crop. Country Financial Representative Nate Henrichs recently helped nearly 75 local farmers take a needed quick break for lunch, acco…

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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MARTIN, Tenn. – An Iroquois County, Illinois, student has been awarded a scholarship to attend the University of Tennessee at Martin for the 2021-22 academic year, according to Dr. James Mantooth, executive director, Office of Enrollment Services and Student Engagement, in a news release.

ILLINOIS — Rick and Dawn Merkle of Cissna Park are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Kathryn Merkle to Chad Allen, son of Keith and Barbara Allen of East Lynn.

WATSEKA, ILLINOIS — If anyone is interested in continuing (or beginning) research of their family roots, the Iroquois County Genealogical Society is sponsoring its popular “One-on-One” event. The event covers 2-weeks of appointments (May 10-14 and May 17-21), which can be made by calling 815…

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