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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Investigate a Murder/Suicide

A married couple were found dead in their Danforth home Thursday morning in what authorities are calling an apparent murder-suicide.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Department
Police Blotter
Thursday, March 26, 2015

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Man gets probation for growing 44 pot plants in his garden

Man gets probation for growing 44 pot plants in his garden

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Governor Rauner Statement on Passage of FY15 Budget Bills

“I want to thank President Cullerton, Speaker Madigan, Leader Radogno and Leader Durkin for their leadership in fixing this year’s fiscal crisis. With their help, a bipartisan group of legislators sent a strong message that the culture in Springfield is changing for the better.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Department
Police Blotter
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

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State Funding now heads to the State Senate

State Representative Chad Hays (R-Catlin) joined his colleagues today in passing an emergency budget solution to balance the $1.6 billion State budget shortfall that was created by former Governor Quinn.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Department
Police Blotter
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

Iroquois County Police Blotter from Monday March 23, 2015

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State releases modification letter for proposed Vermilion County mine

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has released the modification letter it sent to a company proposing to building a coal mine in southwestern Vermilion County.

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Iroquois zoning board to consider changing setbacks for wind turbines

The Iroquois County Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on March 31 to consider amending the county’s wind farm ordinance.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Hoopeston Police Department
Police Blotter
Monday, March 23, 2015

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HOOPESTON LIBRARY OFFERS SPRING BREAK ACTIVITIES

Families looking for some spring break fun can enjoy a free movie at 2 p.m. Monday, March 30, at Hoopeston Public Library.

Judith Viorst’s acclaimed children’s book about a boy named Alexander who is having a really bad day is brought to the big screen by Disney in this 2014 release starring Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner. The movie is rated PG and is open to all ages. Children ages 8 and under should be accompanied by an adult. Free popcorn will be served.

At 10:30 a.m., Friday, April 3, children from preschool through sixth grade can enjoy “Spring Fling” at the library. Easter activities planned include a story time, games, and several crafts to make and take home. Once again, children ages 8 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

For more information on either event, call the library at 217-283-6711.