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Bourbonnais Police report the arrest of 54-year-old Brian Collins of Gilman.  He was charged (Tuesday) with forgery and aggrtavated unalwful use of a loaded weapon.   Collins allegedly tried to pass counterfeit...

A Ghoulish Goblin Gathering offers family fun in Watseka Saturday.  The Halloween fun is from 10 am 'til 6 pm.  The Watseka park District and the Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up to offer the weekend event...

Two businesses celebrated grand openings last weekend in Gilman.  Janell's "Jems" & Company and Ella and E Boutique welcomed members of the Iroquois County Chamber of Commerce with grand opening get-togethers.  The...

A Vermilion County jury convicted a 20-year-old Danville man for the shooting death of another 20-year-old man in 2019.  Lamont Davis was found guilty of first-degree murder, home invasion and aggravtaed battery in the death...

The Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Minor is sending Richard Ingram to prison for 14 years. The former Hoopeston resident pleaded guilty (Tuesday) to the Class X felony. Prosecutors claimed Ingram sexually assaulted a...

A 57-yr-old Milwaukee (WI) man received a 6-year prison term for two break-ins at Ford County restaurants. Tommy Branch entered a guilty plea to burglary for the July break-ins at a Subway and Monical’s Pizza in Paxton. The Ford...

A Hoopeston man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison for sexual exploitation of a child and trafficking in child pornography.  In federal court in Urbana, Dalton M.C. Burmeister’s conduct was called...

Community leaders are asking for parental help in guiding youngsters toward a safe Halloween.  Health officials are offering guidance for protection.  Trick-or-Treat hours are listed for Sunday, October...

 By following the 4-H motto, To Make the Best Better, the Ford-Iroquois 4-H Foundation has held an annual auction to help support the Ford and Iroquois 4-H programs. Due to the unforeseen future of the COVID virus we have...

The Danville Dans are announcing that renowned baseball coach Ron Polk will be part of their coaching staff for the 2022 season. The veteran coach as earned the title of the “Father of Southeastern Conference Baseball,” having...