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The Illinois House has announced hearings to get public input on redistricting. Those wanting to participate can get information at ILHouseDems.com/Redistricting. House hearings begin Thursday focusing on Chicago with subsequent...

Landmark legislation signed by Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker brought recognition to Pembroke Township (Monday). And the recent signing of the state’s Economic Equity Laws may open the door for opportunity in the eastern Kankakee...

As demand decreases for COVID-19 vaccinations in several Illinois counties, the state department of health is authorizing counties to begin vaccinating anyone 16 and older.  But appropriate vaccines are not quite available...

 Gibson City Police Chief Adam Rosendahl said  the death of a 77-year-old woman was a 'terrible tragedy.'  Carol Leisure of Gibson City was a life-long local resident.  She  died of injuries after...

Voters in Ashkum, Beaverville, Buckley, Onarga and Woodland also present a choice for community leadership April 6. Paul Heideman is challenged by Ryan Meister in Ashkum. In Beaverville, voters choose between Kathleen Hoover and...

Flooding and how to manage it, rising water and garbage rates, and reducing a troubled-police pension were issues and questions Watseka’s mayoral candidates answered at a candidates forum Thursday evening. Incumbent mayor John...

Three hopefuls for the mayor's office in Watseka  will answer questions this (Thursday) evening.  The Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce and the Iroquois County Republican Womens Club sponsor a candidates forum.  The...

The Spring sale is underway in Iroquois County.  The annual tree and fish sale programs through the Iroquois County Soil & Water Conservation District welcomes customers' orders thru April 7.  Pickup is set for...

Progress reported and enthusiasm among members of the Kankakee Riverfront Society. The not-for-profit organization is spearheading "The Currents of Kankakee" and the transformation of the downtown Kankakee riverfront.  A...

Iroquois County citizens with appointments can get their COVID vaccination today (Wednesday) at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka.  The clinic runs from 8 am 'til 5 pm.  Appointments are reserved for those...