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Closings & Delays Thursday, February 22, 2018

Watseka Park District Toddler Program - Cancelled

South Newton School Corporations - 2-hour delay

Benton Community Schools - 2 hour delay

Watseka Schools - closed

Calvary Pre-K - Cancelled 

KCC Miner South Extension Center - Closed


Watseka Mobile Meal Delivery - Cancelled

Republican Woman's Luncheon - Postponed - Date TBD

Iroquois Mental Health - Closed

Wells Career Center - Closed



School Closings & Delays Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Iroquois Mental Health Center in Watseka Closing at 7pm 

Our Savior Lutheran Church in Milford Confirmation and Midweek Fellowship Meal ONLY - Cancelled

Studio On Main Dance Classes - Canceled

MOPS meeting @ First United Methodist Church Watseka - Canceled

Kankakee Community College’s Miner South Extension Center is cancelling classes and will close tonight at 4 p.m. and remain closed through tomorrow, Feb. 22. This ONLY affects the South Extension Center in Watseka.

Calvary prek is canceled this afternoon 

Calvary Lutheran CEC classes and church and meal all at Calvary tonight - Canceled 

Watseka softball registration tonight - Canceled 

Watseka Schools - dismissing at 1pm

St. Edmund's Religious Education today - Canceled.

Trinity Church's Awana - Canceled 

Sheldon Area Food Pantry - CLOSED will reopen on Thursday (2/22) from 9-11

Because of the predicted flooding for Watseka, the IHSA 2A Boys Basketball Regional semifinal game between Beecher & Watseka will be played tonight @ Iroquois West Middle School in Onarga @7pm.  Doors will open at 6pm. 

Crescent City Grade School - CLOSED

Donovan Schools - CLOSED (no after school activities)

North Newton School Corp - CLOSED E-Learning Day

Benton Community Schools - CLOSED

Milford Schools - CLOSED

South Newton School Corp - CLOSED - E-Learning Day


Road Closings & Updated Conditions Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

As of 6:40pm water on roads update in Iroquois County:

2200 East between 3150 & 3300 North

2150 East between 3300 North & St. Anne

Route 1 at 2850 North

South Bower Road at 3200 North

Old 45 between Clifton & Chebanse

The viaduct north of Milford is starting to fill with water

*Road conditions will change rapidly as water falls and flows.  A dry roadway can quickly flood, and at night flooded roadways are difficult to see.  More updates on river flooding potential will be posted as they are made available from the proper authorities.  Remember TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN!*




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