Indoor dining allowed in Tier 1; Vaccine Phase 1B starting Jan. 25
Two lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow the General Assembly to meet and vote remotely during a pandemic or other emergency that makes in-person meetings dangerous.
MONTICELLO — A large crowd greeted new Indiana Beach owner Gene Staples early Friday morning as the 94-year-old amusement and water park resort re-opened its doors for the first time this season.
MONTICELLO — With COVID-19 restrictions still in place, amusement and water parks won’t be able to legally open to full capacity until July 4.
The Iroquois County Public Health Department has confirmed one additional case of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in an Iroquois County resident on April 5, 2020. Laboratory confirmed results for this individual were received today. They will remain in isolation per Illinois Department …
A Ford County resident has tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Ford County Public Health Department (FCPHD) was notified of a positive test result, according to state and local public health protocol. The individual is a male in his 70s and is in the hospital. Public hea…
MONTICELLO — The Feb. 18 announcement that Indiana Beach is closed sent shockwaves throughout Monticello and White County.
MONTICELLO — Many Monticello and White County officials are having a tough time staying upbeat in the wake of Indiana Beach’s closure.
DELPHI — Three years after the bodies of two Delphi teens were discovered in Deer Creek near the Monon High Bridge trail, a suspect in the case still remains unidentified and on the loose.
The GCMS Falcons' boy's basketball team recently suffered two losses on the road. The first came with a 57-29 loss against Deer Creek-Mackinaw on Jan. 31. The team then fell to the Salt Fork Storm on Feb. 1 with the final score of that game, 54-46.
WATSEKA– After defeating them in the SVC tournament, the PBL Panthers' girls basketball team fell to the Watseka Lady Warriors on Thursday night during their SVC conference game in Watseka. The Warriors defeated the Panthers with a score of 39-30.
WATSEKA– After competing all week, the PBL Panthers' girls basketball team was crowned the SVC tournament champions on Saturday night. The team defeated the Watseka Lady Warriors with a score of 51-36.
PAXTON– With the SVC tournament right around the corner, the PBL Panthers girls' basketball team are gearing up to start off the tournament as the number one seed.
BUCKLEY — Christ Lutheran High School’s scholastic bowl team started its third season with a split result as it competed against Deland-Weldon and Fisher.
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.
WATSEKA — Iroquois County Treasurer Kurt Albers announced that mobile home privilege tax bills will be mailed during the first week of March.
PAXTON — Three Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School students each received a $1,000 check from the consulting firm that oversaw the demolition of the PBL Eastlawn School building during Wednesday night’s school board meeting.
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.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School FFA chapter’s 32nd annual Farm Toy Show is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the high school in Paxton.
PAXTON — A convicted felon from Gibson City who had access to guns and ammunition purportedly owned by his father was convicted this week of nine counts of unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and faces a mandatory prison term when sentenced in March.
WATSEKA — On the day he was to stand trial for the alleged beating of an elderly man outside a Buckley bar, a 27-year-old rural Buckley man pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated battery and was sentenced to four years of probation.