MINONK -- The 28th annual Parade of Lights will step off at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in downtown Minonk.

HUDSON -- The Culpepper & Merriweather Circus, billed as "America's Favorite Big Top Circus," will be in Hudson on Friday at Hudson Soccer Field.

HUDSON — Pipeline Road, between Hudson Road and 2300 North Road, will be closed Thursday and Friday to through traffic for culvert replacement.


HUDSON — A full day of fun awaits residents and visitors Saturday in Hudson, which will celebrate its 175th anniversary.

Book Club organizational meeting; 6:30 p.m. Feb. 3, Eureka Public Library.


HUDSON -- The two fifth-grade classrooms at Hudson Elementary School sit side by side. They have the same door color, same nameplate, same wall decorations.

SAYBROOK -- Chris Lane, who has years of experience haunting communities from Central Illinois to Japan, has a warning for those who plan to visit the Pirates Den.

HUDSON — More than 4,000 people have gathered at Comlara Park for a giant weekend campout to celebrate the 100th birthday of Boy Scouts of America.

HUDSON -- A car pulled from Evergreen Lake on Aug. 26 apparently had been abandoned weeks earlier in Bloomington and later stolen, police said.

BLOOMINGTON — A string of hot, dry days last week is blamed for taste and odor problems with water drawn from Lake Bloomington, but the city’s drinking water remains safe.