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…
Nov. 16-18, 2020
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…
- Humidity: 96%
- Cloud Coverage:%
- Wind: 10 mph
- UV Index: 1 Low
- Sunrise: 06:49:57 AM
- Sunset: 04:25:43 PM
Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then a chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 54F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Showers in the evening, then cloudy overnight. Low 42F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Overcast. High 48F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Several area coaches recently expressed their opinions on the IHSA’s decision to effectively pause the winter sports season until at least the middle of December. The jury had been out on whet…
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Board of Directors met for a special virtual meeting on Thursday, November 19, 2020, where the Board provided an update on winter sports.
This year, for the first time ever, the Hawks’ Cross Country team was a co-op between Crescent City Grade School and Watseka’s Glenn Raymond Middle School. Head coach for the team was Heather …
CHAMPAIGN — Peorian Coran Taylor, a near-forgotten fourth-string quarterback, added some spark to the troubled Illini football operation at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.
The Watseka Tennis team hosted their banquet on Wednesday night at the school’s tennis courts.
Gary Storm and Donna Anderson Storm of Watseka are celebrating 50 years of marriage.
Watseka Community High School ag classes and the FFA Chapter have kept busy this fall with projects.
The Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce is planning it’s Love Local “To Go” event Nov. 18.
On Nov. 4, the PBL FFA Ag Sales team competed at the District 4 Ag Sales competition. In this contest, members exhibited their skills in the production and marketing of agricultural products through presentations and solving problems both as a team and individually, according to information …
The PBL FFA received a $650 check from the Central Illinois Mutual Insurance Company, who conducted a drawing in which they gave away 10 Echo Power Blowers, according to a news release.