Ford County

Bourbonnais Snapshot: Capture Photography Fun at Snapshot Camp!

Bourbonnais, IL – Ready, set, snap! The Bourbonnais Park District is excited to announce the Snapshot Camp for young photographers aged 3-5. This hands-on camp, running from August 6th...

Frankfort Finds: Community Garage Sale Day Coming August 3rd

FRANKFORT, IL – Get ready to shop till you drop, Frankfort! The Frankfort Park District is hosting its...

World UFO Day: The 1897 Sightings in Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas

Kankakee, IL - As enthusiasts worldwide celebrate World UFO Day, Kankakee County residents reflect on a peculiar event...

Bourbonnais Limits Garage Sales with New Permit Ordinance

Bourbonnais, IL - Residents of Bourbonnais will soon need a permit to hold garage sales, following a new...

Grundy County Issues Traffic Advisory for July 3rd Fireworks Show

Grundy County, IL - Expect heavy traffic near the Grundy County Fairgrounds on Wednesday, July 3rd, for the...

Ford County on High Alert: West Nile Positive Detected 

FORD COUNTY – In a concerning development, the Ford County Public Health Department (FCPHD) has confirmed the discovery of two birds in the region that...

Two Illinois Teens Killed in State Route 49 Crash

Rankin, IL - In a tragic two-vehicle crash on State Route 49 at 3550 North Rd., two teens lost their lives early Tuesday.  Vermilion County Coroner...

Gibson City Faces Simultaneous Water Crisis: Drought, Water Shortage, Lawn Restrictions, and Boil Order

GIBSON CITY, IL - Gibson City finds itself in the midst of an unexpected water crisis as the community contends with a series of compounding...

Illinois High School Student Killed in Tragic Rollover Crash in Ford County

GIBSON CITY, IL - A fatal car crash Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of Colin Kristensen, a vibrant 17-year-old student at Gibson City High School. The...

Fire reignites in downtown Gibson City; several pets died in blaze

GIBSON CITY, Ill. — Flames and smoke were once again visible in a building adjacent to the apartment building where a fire started and spread...

Gibson City Firefighters Battle Seven-Hour Blaze; Prompting Voluntary Water Restrictions Thursday

GIBSON CITY - A massive fire broke out early Thursday morning in a commercial building located in the 100 block of N Sangamon Avenue at...
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