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The 21st Judicial Circuit of Illinois has a new judge, effective July 6, 2022.   Marlow A. Jones has been appointed to fill a vacancy when Judge Adrienne Albrecht retires, effective July 5.  Jones' appointement was...

Iroquois County's first installment of the 2021 taxes come due June 9.  The second installment is due September 9.  Taxes can be paid at the Iroquois County Treasurer's Office during regular business hours.  County...

...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of southeastern Ford, southern Iroquois and Benton Counties through early this (Wed) evening.   Doppler radar was tracking gusty showers and a few thunderstorms along a...

Area Veterans’ Groups, American Legion, V.F.W. Posts… are all invited to submit their information for upcoming Memorial Day services. Most of the holiday services are Monday, May 30. The public is invited to share in the...

May 21, 2021 The Watseka American Legion flag planting that was scheduled for today (Saturday) at 2pm has been postponed due to the potential bad weather and rescheduled for tomorrow (Sunday) at 2pm. South Newton and Benton...

A dense fog blanketed most all of central Illinois and northern Indiana this (Thursday) morning.  The fog forced delays and then closings for Indiana school districts.  The Benton School Corporation, South Newton and...

The Boil Order issued earlier in the week for the Village of Clifton is now lifted. 94.1 WGFA 
36-year-old Jessie Sanders was arrested for Traveling to Meet a Minor and Indecent Solicitation.  Livingston County authorities were involved in the investigation.  Chatsworth and Fairbury Police and County Sheriff's...

A water main break prompted a boil order in the Village of Clifton Tuesday.  The order includes West 1st Avenue to West 3rd Avenue and from Elliott to Forrest Street.   94.1 WGFA
Two Kankakee men were jailed last week on charges they sold cocaine to KAMEG agents. 38-year-old Jamar Calvin and 37-year-old Zekwan Murrell were arrested for unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. Murrell’s bond was set...