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 generous program by Monticello First Presbyterian Church that offers school supplies to families in need is returning for its 16th year.

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.

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 — White County suffered a monumental hit Tuesday when Apex Parks Group announced it will close Indiana Beach.

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.


For the first time in nearly 10 years, the PBL Panthers' boys basketball team earned the title of SVC tournament champions on Feb. 8.


PAXTON — “I’m 60, but I still play with toys.”


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.

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 — 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.