Iroquois County Tax Statements Late Getting Out

Iroquois County Tax Statements Late Getting Out

Real estate tax statements are now in the mail to Iroquois County residents. The statements were late getting out this year because of computer problems and residents in Iroquois County are getting a bit longer to pay their first installment. According to a press release from the county treasurer, the first installment will be due…Read More »

Lots Of Bugs

Lots Of Bugs

THANKS TO A WET SPRING THERE ARE PLENTY OF MOSQUITOS AND GNATS TO CONTEND WITH THIS SUMMER. STATE PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DOCTOR NGOZI EZIKE SAYS THAT WHILE BUGS ARE ALWAYS ANNOYING, THIS YEAR THE BUFFALO GNAT SEEMS TO BE PARTICULARLY NASTY AND ISN’T EASY TO FENDED OFF.  THE ONE BIT OF GOOD NEWS…. THE MOSQUITOS…Read More »

Aqua Issues Lead Warning For Some in Will County

Aqua Issues Lead Warning For Some in Will County

Folks in some Will County communities are waking up to higher than normal lead levels in their tap water this morning. Aqua Illinois, which serves University Park as well as Green Garden and Monee townships, advised residents this weekend to use bottled water for cooking and drinking as the utility worked to flush its entire…Read More »

Run For Autism Results

Run For Autism Results

Another Father’s Day 5K run and 2 Mile Walk for Autism is in the books. Pat Carroll said some 115 runners turned out for the event. Long known as the Kilbride Classic, the run now benefits the Merchant Street Gallery for Artists with Autism.Read More »

No One Injured In Crash in Watseka

No One Injured In Crash in Watseka

Watseka police say no one was injured over the weekend when teenage driver lost control of her car and hit a building. Reports say the car was eastbound on Walnut just after one Saturday afternoon when the driver lost control and hit the building. While no one was injured in the crash and no tickets…Read More »

More Trouble or Fair Oaks

More Trouble or Fair Oaks

There’s more trouble for Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County.  The Farms retail brand, Fairlife, is being sued.  A California man has filed a federal lawsuit against the brand claiming fraud and seeks class action status for everyone in the U.S. that has ever purchased the milk products.  The company’s labeling promotes the extraordinary care…Read More »

Goodbye L&G

Goodbye L&G

After 45 years of serving the boating community in Kankakee, L&G Marine is closing its doors.  Jon Guimond says in the Daily Journal that this will be his last boating season,Guimond is retiring.  His longtime business partner and brother, Terry retired four years ago and now lives in Texas.  Guimond has his eyes on relocated…Read More »

2nd Man Arrested in Dwight Armed Robbery

2nd Man Arrested in Dwight Armed Robbery

The second of two men suspected in the armed robbery of a Dwight gas station this week has now been arrested.  21 year old Kurtis Bowling of Blooming was arrested Wednesday in McLean County on a charge of driving on a suspended license.  Another man, 30 year old Lawrence Lloyd also of Bloomington was a…Read More »

Peotone Man Arrested for Firing Weapon

Peotone Man Arrested for Firing Weapon

Will County Sheriffs police say a Peotone man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly fired his Glock 19 handgun in what he says was a warning to an unknown vehicle that pulled into his driveway.  His neighbors are telling another story.  They contend 38 year old Douglas Kuypers fired his weapon as their vehicle passed…Read More »

Accident Claims Channahon Senior

Accident Claims Channahon Senior

A Channahon man was killed last night in a single vehicle accident.  Will County Sheriffs police say in a press release that 70 year old Charles Hiller was in the 24,000 block of West Canal Road when his vehicle left the roadway and struck what police are calling multiple fixed objects. Hiller was pronounced dead…Read More »

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