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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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USDA Designates Vermilion County in Illinois as a Primary Natural Disaster Area

On September 4, 2014 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated Vermilion County in Illinois as a primary natural disaster area due to damages and losses caused by a hail storm that occurred on May 21, 2014.  Farmers and ranchers in Champaign, Douglas, Edgar, Ford and Iroquois counties in Illinois and Benton, Vermilion and Warren counties in Indiana also qualify for natural disaster assistance because their counties are contiguous.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Thursday, September 4, 2014

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Hoopeston City Council News

Hoopeston aldermen met on Tuesday, but the regular board meeting scheduled didn’t take place because the meetings’ agenda wasn’t made public within 48 hours required by law.

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Illinois State Police investigate body found

ISP ALERT

The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police
District 21


WHAT: Body Found at Kankakee River State Park

WHERE: Kankakee River State Park (Kankakee County) off of Illinois Route 113 (Hunting Area 5)

WHEN: Tuesday, September, 2, 2014, 3:22 p.m.

SUBJECT: Unknown at this time

PRELIMINARY: A hunter observed a body in hunting area 5 of the Kankakee River State Park.  Illinois State Police (ISP), Kankakee County Deputies, and Limestone paramedics responded and located a deceased male body approximately one mile northwest of hunting area 5.  ISP Zone 3 Investigations, ISP Crime Scene and Kankakee County Coroner’s Office are currently on scene to conduct the death investigation.


All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law

Illinois State Police investigate fatal crash

ISP TRAFFIC CRASH ALERT

The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois State Police
District 21


WHAT: Fatal Crash

WHERE: IL Route 9 at 1600 East (Ford County)

WHEN: Sunday, August 31, 2014, 3:46 a.m.

VEHICLES: Unit One:  2002 Chrysler

DRIVERS: Unit One:  Adam C. Masterson, 39, Thawville

CAUSE: Improper Lane Usage

PRELIMINARY: Preliminary Investigative details indicate unit one was traveling west on IL Route 9 at 1600 East Road.  Unit one ran off the roadway striking a culvert.  Unit one became airborne and when landing stuck a tree.  Driver of unit one was pronounced dead at the scene.


All subjects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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