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Dans will honor veterans, military personnel

The Danville Dans baseball team will honor veterans and active duty military personnel at tonight’s (Friday) game at Danville Stadium. The game is scheduled to begin at 6:30 pm.
All active-duty military personnel and veterans will be admitted to the game free of charge.

A post-game fireworks display is planned. Danville Stadium will also host a fireworks show on the Fourth of July.

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Road Construction on I-57 begins Monday

The Illinois Department of Transportation is making motorists aware of I-57 work that begins Monday, June 18.  Lane reductions will be enforced at Mile Marker 275 in Iroquois County.  The work allows for the painting of the overhead structure beginning with the southbound direction.  The work is expectged to be completed by the end of summer.

Venus Paiting Company was awarded the contract.  Motorists are urged to use caution traveling near or through the work zone.

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Weather Watch: Weekend heat wave !

Much of Illinois and Indiana bracing for a weekend heat wave. The NWS says an Excessive Heat Watch goes into effect tomorrow morning and lasts until at least Monday night. Weather experts say temps could reach the upper 90's with heat indexes in the triple digits.

Air conditioning and plenty of water are keys to comfort, according to health officials.

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Drivin’ the Dixie this weekend >

It’s an annual thing....”Drivin’ the Dixie” and it’s this this Saturday ! The Dixie Highway, Illinois Route 1, will be busy with classic cars and trucks cruising the route from Blue Island to Danville.

There’s many planned stops along the way, including Momence. Island Park along the river is the popular meeting place. Fourteen Dixie Highway communities are involved with activities between Momence and Blue Island.

Drivethedixie.org has more info.

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Manteno Golf Cart Parade on Friday

The Village of Manteno conducts its third annual golf cart parade Friday. It begins at 6:15 pm at the Manteno Plaza on 2nd Street. Those participating are encouraged to decorate golf carts. Award awards will be presented after judging.

After the parade, Time Bandits perform at the first Rockin’ on Main Event.

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