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Iroquois County Board Supports a proposed Medical Marijuana Cultivation Center north of Cissna Park

The Iroquois County Board is throwing its support behind a proposed medical marijuana cultivation center north of Cissna Park.  Last week, Chairman Rod Copas wrote a letter of support for the project and the county’s zoning administrator signed a form to be submitted to the state that says the facility would comply with local zoning rules.  Both actions were approved by the board at the request of Medical Pharms LLC, which is applying for a permit throught the Illinois Department of Agriculture to grow and cultivate medical marajuana in Ash Grove Township, about 6 miles north of Cissna Park.  The proposed address of the facility is 1128 N 1200 East Road.

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Milford FFA hold Farm Safety Events

The Milford FFA Chapter will hold Farm Safety Events this week.  Co-Presidents, Austin Woodby and Rowdy Murray, Vice-President, Andrew Rice, Treasurer Alex Portwood and Mediator Wade Fox filled WHPO in on all their planned activities.
Keep it tuned to WHPO for a full report.

Public Invited to Hoopeston Community Alliance meeting Wednesday night

The Hoopeston Community Alliance will hold a meeting for all the citizens of Hoopeston, according to Mayor Bill Crusinberry, at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 17th at the Hoopeston American Legion.

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

News Release
September 16, 2014

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Monday, September 15, 2014

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

NEWS RELEASE
September 14, 2014

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Tuesday, September 9 - September 12, 2014

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“Zoning” main topic at Tuesday’s Vermilion County Board Meeting

The Vermilion County Board will meet on Tuesday, September 9th and the main topic will be zoning.  More information to come after meeting.

KAMEG make drug arrest in Rantoul

On Thursday, September 4, 2014 at approximately 8:08 p.m., KAMEG agents, with the assistance of the Rantoul Police Department, executed a search warrant at 1130 N. Century Blvd., Rantoul, IL.

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report Accident

News Release
September 8, 2014

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Hoopeston Police Department Weekend Report

Saturday, September 6, 2014
Sunday, September 7, 2014

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Governor Quinn announces 27.6 Million for Construction Projects in Eastern Illinois

Governor Pat Quinn announced capital investments of more than $27.6 million for construction projects in Ford and Vermilion Counties.  The investments will create jobs and improve the state’s infrastructure.

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