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DANVILLE — Drivers along Logan Avenue in front of OSF HealthCare Sacred Heart Medical Center may have noticed the south median removed and other changes occurring.

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The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting 51 counties in Illinois, including Vermilion County, are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

DANVILLE – The City of Danville and Illinois Department of Transportation announce that Gilbert Street (Illinois Route 1) between Williams and Clay streets in Danville will be temporarily closed starting Monday, Oct. 26.

DANVILLE — This October, Danville Public Library will host a presentation shining a light on the lives of early 20th Century Illinoisans through Edgar Lee Masters’ “Spoon River Anthology.”

Arcadia Publishing of Charleston, South Carolina is publishing a new Images of America Vermilion County by local Hoopeston resident Carol Johnson Hicks.

SPRINGFIELD — Vermilion County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to David Harris, director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.

DANVILLE — To help Danville Area Community College GED students, the Life Building Institute of Success is ready to step up.

Bob Schenk with the City of Danville cleans up flowers and landscaping at downtown’s Temple Plaza earlier this week with fall here and winter coming. The city will be decorating downtown for the holidays, however, there won’t be the Night of Lights Parade this year due to COVID-19.

HOOPESTON — Hoopeston City Council voted unanimously to accept the perpetual care bid of Treasured Roots Flower Shop and Specialty Gifts for grave blankets at Floral Hill Cemetery in the amount of $2,730 at Tuesday’s meeting.

DANVILLE — Vermilion County’s very own Icebox Club is conducting a “Holiday Shopping” 50/50 Raffle to be drawn on Tuesday, November 24 at noon.

DANVILLE — Aldermen approved a new neighborhood business in the city on East Williams Street, but prohibited it from selling alcohol.

DANVILLE — One alderman said he’s “uncomfortable” with the city taking over sanitary sewer lines from the Danville Sanitary District without any further compensation.

DANVILLE — It was a violent Sunday in Danville, with officers responding to gunshot wounds, an armed robbery and an aggravated discharge of a firearm, all separate incidents.

URBANA — The estate of a deceased pastor has reached a $1 million settlement with the U.S. Government in a medical malpractice/wrongful death claim against the Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System in Danville.

HILLSBORO, Ind. — Up next in Myers Dinner Theatre’s 25th Anniversary season will be the classic farce “Arsenic and Old Lace,” opening October 23 at 6:30 p.m., and running through November 8 at 5 p.m.

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For the second time this week, the National Weather Service has issued a "red flag" for Saturday, citing "dangerous conditions" for burning from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. until 7 p.m.

One of the major questions Illinois voters will answer on Nov. 3 will be on the ballot statewide – whether to amend the state’s constitution to allow for a graduated rate income tax.

HOOPESTON — Principal John Klaber informed the Hoopeston School board at Thursday’s meeting the Veteran’s Day program would still be held.

SPRINGFIELD – As Illinoisans prepare to spend the holidays with family and friends, the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is offering recommendations on how to celebrate safer during the COVID-19 pandemic. During a time when social distancing and limiting the number of people at ga…


SPRINGFIELD – COVID-19 test positivity rates and hospitalizations continue to increase in Illinois as virus-related deaths in the state surpassed 9,000 Tuesday.