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Decatur's Elite Energy named grand champions at Watseka Show Choir Invitational

The group. Elite Energy of Decatur, was the judge's choice for grand champion honors at the 2017 Watseka Show Choir Invitational.  The Decatur students, with their show, "Exodus," also earned "Best Choral Sound" and Best Choreography at the weekend show.  

Fourteen high school groups and none junior-high teams participated at Watseka Community High School.

The "GRS Singers" and the "Watseka Sensations" also performed in exhibition.

The Expressions from Buffalo Grove was the runner-up favorites. The Danville Delegation, Manteno Magic and the Wheeling Legacy were also among the top performers.

It was the 39th Annual Swing Choir Competition at Watseka High.

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Winter weather advisory issued for Monday

Central Illinois counties are included in a winter weather advisory. The National Weather Service issued the advisory for Iroquois and Ford counties until 4 am Monday. Overnight snow showers Sunday could leave the Monday morning commute slick and visibility could be reduced.

Champaign, Vermilion, DeWitt, Piatt and Macon counties were added to the advisory Sunday night. The later advisory included a time range from from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m. Monday.

Two to four inches of snow are possible across Central Illinois.

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Watseka Mayoral Candidates luncheon set

Watseka’s four mayoral candidates will speak at a noon luncheon in Watseka Thursday, March 23rd.

The candidates will be guests at the Iroquois County Republican Women’s Club Annual Spring Luncheon. The event is at Celebrations in Watseka.

John Allhands. John Burch, Bill Nutter and Mike Marcier will be offered time to address the audience.

Tickets are available from members of the Republican Women’s Club. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, March 17th.

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Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

THIS IS THE TIME OF YEAR TO SPRING FORWARD...THIS SATURDAY NIGHT BEFORE YOU HEAD TO BED...MAKE SURE ALL YOUR CLOCKS AND DEVICES ARE SET TO MOVE FORWARD ONE HOUR.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGINS AGAIN.

YOU’LL LOSE A LITTLE SLEEP BUT YOU’LL BE ON TIME WITH THE REST OF US BEGINNING SUNDAY...A REMINDER FROM ILLIANA’S LOCAL CHOICE...94.1 WGFA

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Will County crash kills Peotone man

A Peotone man was killed when a driver blew through a stop sign in Will County. It caused a three-car collision in Frankfort Wednesday night.

The Will County Coroner’s Office reports 57-year-old Charles Sharp died from his injuries at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. He died Thursday morning some 12 hours after the crash.

Donna Dust of Beecher was charged with disregarding a stop sign. Another woman, from Beecher, the third driver involved was treated and released.

The accident occurred on Center Road in Green Garden Township.

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