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                                   Watseka Park District extends invite to WCHS Sunday  The Watseka Park District is wasting no time...

                                             State competition at U of I is next ... The Watseka Glenn Raymond...

The Watseka Fire Department responded to a fire at a vacant house on North 2nd Street early Saturday morning. A resident from across the street noticed the fire and called the fire department to report it. When firefighters...

Most people recognize Jim Ward as 'Mayor Jim Ward.'  But the mayor has worn several hats over the years.  And as a 56+ year resident of Crescent City, there's few, if any, who don't know Jim Ward.  Maybe one of...

                Iroquois County Public Health Department Offers Safe Sitter® Class - March 27, 2024 Safe Sitter® prepares students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone...

The Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for awards to be presented at the annual banquet Wednesday, May 1st.  The Chamber awards recipients of the Professional and Staff Achievement winners.  This...

The Illinois Department of Agriculture is hosting its 25th anniversary event at the State Fairgrounds Saturday and Sunday.  The March 2 and 3rd event is at the Orr Building.  Visitors can view and sample foods and...

UPDATE:  Bradley Police report a woman missing for 10 days is back home safe.  43-year-old Kelly Marie McCreery was the subject of a missing person alert.  A bulletin stated she had not been seen and was believed...

The Illinois Department of Corrections will participate in at least 20 hiring events open to the public in various locations throughout March and April for anyone interested in learning about the agency’s career opportunities...

Emergency responders reported a fiery two-vehicle crash near Grant Park left two people dead Monday night. It happened on Route 1 near 11,000 N Road.  The Kankakee County Coroner’s Office identified the victims...