PAXTON — Arguments will be heard next month regarding whether the manager of the Lamb Young Funeral Home in Gibson City should be required to disclose his financial records and federal income tax returns to the attorney representing the funeral home’s former director, who is accused of steal…

VFW Family Night meals are offered each month at the VFW post in Gibson City. Chicken and fish dinners with sides will be served starting at 5 p.m. each night. Dine-in and carryout orders are available.

WATSEKA — Marilyn Wilken, a Danforth resident, is the featured guest artist for January and February in the art gallery of the Old Courthouse Museum, 103 W. Cherry St., Watseka.

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WATSEKA — The founder of a now-defunct nonprofit animal sanctuary in Thawville who is accused of intentionally causing the death of numerous animals in her care pleaded not guilty Thursday in Iroquois County Circuit Court to a Class 4 felony charge of aggravated animal cruelty.

GIBSON CITY — The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting people to fill hundreds of thousands of temporary positions across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. A recruiter has contacted the Moyer District Library in Gibson City to help get the information out to the community.

SPRINGFIELD — Government reform advocates in Illinois are urging state lawmakers to impose stricter rules on lobbying activity at the Statehouse, including a ban on lawmakers themselves working as lobbyists with other levels of government.

With a new year, many people are reflecting on past projects and future endeavors. The Iroquois County Times-Republic posed some questions to Ken Barragree, executive director of the Iroquois Economic Development Association (IEDA), about what that group got accomplished in 2019 and what lie…

VFW Family Night meals are offered each month at the VFW post in Gibson City. Chicken and fish dinners with sides will be served starting at 5 p.m. each night. Dine-in and carryout orders are available.

RANTOUL - Rantoul police are looking for a male who allegedly shot another in a north Rantoul neighborhood Saturday night.

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois economy grew at a slower pace than most neighboring states and the nation as a whole during the third quarter of 2019, according to new figures released Friday.

SPRINGFIELD — In year two, Gov. J.B. Pritzker will focus on ending cash bail, reforming low-level drug crime sentencing and reducing mandatory minimum sentences, he announced in Chicago Thursday.

URBANA — The sticky question of how Champaign County will regulate marijuana businesses in unincorporated areas will be left hanging for a while longer.