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Hoopeston Police Department Weekend Report

Friday, November 7th - Sunday, November 9th

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Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are still needed for Christmas display installation.  Meet at McFerren Park Civic Center at 8 a.m. on Saturday for job requirements.  Dress warmly and bring 9/16 or 1/2” ratchets and mallets.  Lunch will be served.  Park will be closed on Saturday and volunteers should use Elm St. gate to enter and exit.

Iroquois County settles federal lawsuit filed by ex-inmate

According to the Paxton Record, Iroquois County’s insurance carrier will pay $2,000 to an Onarga man to settle his lawsuit against the county sheriff and jail administrator.

Nicholas L. Hollingsworth, 27, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Urbana after he was sent to state prison for a burglary conviction he received in Iroquois County in 2012.

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Rankin board moving forward with repainting of water tower

According to the Paxton Record, The village board is moving forward with an expensive project involving its water tower — one that could cost as much as $165,000.

The project would involve repainting the tower’s interior to address surface rust discovered during a recent inspection, according to Board President Aaron Warren. It also would involve repainting the letters that spell out “Rankin” on the exterior of the tower’s elevated tank, Warren said.

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

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Hoopeston City Council receive water update

The Hoopeston City Council met on Monday, November 3rd and learned in the meeting from Mike Streff, of Farnsworth Group, that a second sand filter is now online, helping clean Hoopeston water, while a third is set to be updated and returned to service.

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Challenger unseats longtime county clerk

According to the Commercial News,  Longtime Vermilion County Clerk Lynn Foster turned in her final election results on Tuesday, falling to newcomer Cathy Jenkins in the General Election.

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Election 2014 Results

As residents of the state of Illinois you are waking up to a newly elected Governor, Bruce Rauner, it was a close race but, Rauner has ended the Democrat’s 12 year grip on the office in President Barack Obama’s home state and handing the GOP one of the Midwest last remaining Democratic strongholds.

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Iroquois County Sheriff’s Police Report

News Release
November 4, 2014

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Hoopeston Police Department Report

Monday, November 3, 2014

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