The Iroquois County Economic Development Association has established a Facebook page to keep its progress in the public's eye. The job prospects and potential business developments should be more accessible.
Ken Barragree, Exec Director of IDA, said business expansions are creating at least a few jobs.
RP Lumber is in the former Kapers Building on Veterans Parkway. Building renovations are continuing and operations there are likely in July.
Alexander Lumber Company is also celebrating its anniversary this year... 125 YEARS OF SERVICE TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES. Alexander Lumber is in Gilman and Watseka.
Construction continues on the new Casey's General Store, just off Route 24W in Watseka.