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          Watseka, Cissna Park claim Super-Sectional wins It's not an everyday occurrence, but two Iroquois County communities are celebrating State appearances in high school sports...

          "seek and destroy agenda" driven by County Board Chairman   Voters sent a message loud and clear Tuesday. The state of Illinois and the country ought to...

The support for injured Watseka high school player Hayden Schaumburg and his family just keeps on coming. Support for the Danforth Fire Department turned into another blessing for the Schaumburg family of Watseka. The Danforth...

PEORIA — A 61-year-old Gibson City man faces federal prison time and fines up to $250,000 following his conviction on federal mail fraud and other charges. Carl Kieser was convicted for selling a product that prosecutors said led...

Referendum questions seeking tax hikes were voted down in the Iroquois County communities of Crescent City and Sheldon. The Sheldon proposal was to establish local police protection while voters in the Crescent-Iroquois #249...

Nine of 15 seats on the Kankakee County Board were uncontested in Tuesday's election. Of the six contested races, Democrat Sam Payton defeated Republican Jacquelyn Sneed in District 4. (Payton will replace outgoing Democrat John...

Vermilion County Sheriff Pat Hartshorn, Treasurer Sue Stine and Supervisor of Assessments Mathew Long were re-elected Tuesday without opposition. 94.1 WGFA
Gibson City resident Tom Bennett won easily in the Illinois House race for the 106th district Tuesday. Bennett garnered 21,850 votes to Democrat Bill Nutter's 5,160. The republican Bennett is one of many GOP candidates now...

Voters in Iroquois County gave a vote of trust to current office-holders in Tuesday's election. County Clerk Lisa Fancher won re-election with 8,740 votes. Sheriff Derek Hagen earned 8,621 votes. Treasurer Mindy Kuntz Hagan had...

Area county clerks are reporting 50% and greater voter turnout form Tuesday's mid-term election. Even Iroquois County, with no contested local races, recorded a 52% voter turnout. "There was so much publicity and advertising...