PAXTON — The committee organizing the Paxton Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration is seeking nominations for its Golden Deeds Awards, which will be presen…

PAXTON — Weather permitting, workers for the city of Paxton will be flushing hydrants between Monday, May 6, and Friday, May 10, starting on the west side of town.

GIBSON CITY — City employees from two departments will receive annual raises and an additional vacation level as part of a four-year contract approved Monday night by Gibson City Council members.

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How restrictive should wind-turbine setbacks be in Ford County?

As a way to protect nonparticipating landowners from potential noise and property-value issues resulting from wind turbines being built near their properties, the Ford County Board is considering adopting more restrictive setbacks for turbines in relation to property lines. The only question is how much more restrictive they will be. What do you think?

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