DANVILLE — After one year of Northeast Elementary Magnet School having a traditional calendar schedule, it will go back to a balanced calendar for the 2021-2022 school year and have students start back July 21.

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Vermilion County's reported cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began more than 14 months went above 10,000 this week.

DANVILLE — Caitlin Marion, an instructor at Lakeview College of Nursing, has earned the designation of Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League f…

DANVILLE — With Ameren Illinois moving out of the city’s public works building on Voorhees Street, city officials have looked into city hall consolidating into the excess space in the Voorhees building.

DANVILLE — Saturday Morning Summer Sounds and Farmers’ Market will return to the Danville Public Library on Saturday, June 19.

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DANVILLE — Incentives for getting the COVID-19 vaccination have run the gamut across the U.S. for those who’ve been unwilling to receive it.

DANVILLE — Investigators are looking for information on a pair of shooting from the weekend that sent two men to the hospital.

The Danville American Legion Post 210 had a Flag Day Ceremony to retire flags on Monday, which was Flag Day.

Some spaces remain available for the IDNR Youth/Women’s Wingshooting Clinic on Saturday and Sunday, June 26 and 27, at Middle Fork State Fish and Wildlife Area near Collison (about 20 miles northwest of Danville).

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DANVILLE — College for Kids summer camps at Danville Area Community College have 250 young people participating, and numbers continue to grow.

CARBIS BAY, England — Group of Seven leaders brought pledges to share vaccine doses and make a fairer global economy Friday to a seaside summit in England, where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the coronavirus pandemic should not be allowed to leave a “lasting scar” on the world.


Illinois entered Phase 5 of its COVID-19 reopening plan on Friday, the day after Vermilion County saw its death toll reach 142 and total case count edge closer to 10,000.

DANVILLE – After a one year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Aqua Illinois, in association with the Lake Vermilion Water Quality Coalition, will be sponsoring the annual “Lake Vermilion Clean-Up Day,” on Friday, June 18, 2021, from 8 a.m. until approximately noon. In past years, this pro…

After having to cancel in 2020 due to Covid, the Ford-Iroquois Master Gardeners are pleased to once again hold a Garden Walk on Saturday, June 26, 2021. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and feature four private homes, the Loda Prairie and garden themed vendors.

The new pedestrian bridge along Denmark Road was put in place this week. New sewer was attached to the bottom of the bridge before it was set into place. The bridge is not open yet to walkers or bicyclists. The northwest sanitary service area reconstruction project is about 65 percent comple…

DANVILLE — The city of Danville is taking applications for the probationary police officer testing process that leads to an eligibility list.

DANVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that pavement patching on Interstate 74 between L Street in Tilton and U.S. 150/Illinois 1 (Georgetown Road) in Danville begins June 14.

DANVILLE — The Central Illinois Land Bank Authority received $180,000 from the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s Abandoned Property Program.

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DANVILLE — The old saying, “You can’t understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes” is again serving a purpose locally this weekend.

A man in his 50s is the latest victim of COVID-19 in Vermilion County, raising the local death toll since the pandemic began 15 months ago to 141.

DANVILLE — The Governor Bradford Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution is pleased to announce that it has recently turned in 102 pounds of crayons to be recycled through the Crayon Initiative Program. This brings the chapter’s total for recycled crayons to 225 pounds…

HOOPESTON — The Hoopeston City Council approved painting a mural on the pool building at the last council meeting.

DANVILLE — Rantoul Family Sports Complex, a new 60+ acre sports facility designed to draw upwards of 150,000 visitors annually and create more than 500 area jobs, has selected Watchfire Signs to provide 15 digital scoreboards and a digital entrance sign for the sports destination site.

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A man in his 50s is the latest victim of COVID-19 in Vermilion County, raising the local death toll since the pandemic began 15 months ago to 141.

DANVILLE — Groundbreaking for the Carle at the Riverfront project is at 10 a.m. June 17 near the corner of Harrison and Robinson streets.

Top: 2021 Danville High School graduate Noah Acree receives his diploma from school board member Darlene Halloran during Saturday’s commencement exercises on Ned Whitesell Field. This was the 150th commencement for DHS and the first one outside for 30 years. Above left: A graduate of the Cla…

DANVILLE — Danville City Council aldermen will act on a roadway overlay contract and other projects.

WOODWORTH — A two-vehicle crash in Iroquois County has claimed the life of a Danville woman and left a Danville man with life-threatening injuries.

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