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Donovan water shut off

The Village of Donovan announced a water shut-off today (Wednesday 8/14) for north of Second Street and west of U.S. Route 52.  Residents should note there will be a Boil Order once the water service is restored.

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AG Day at State Fair Tuesday

Tuesday is Agriculture Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Events include the Governor’s Sale of Champions, a Draft Horse Show, Cutest Little Farmer Contest and Truck and Tractor Pulls.

94.1 WGFA features a special Illinois State Fair broadcast.  Town & Country Partners Rita Frazier and DeLoss Jahnke provide a comprehensive report on the fair's events Tuesday 5:30 'til 6 pm.

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Watseka: Police search for 2 women who approached children

A weekend incident in Watseka had city police searching for at least two young women who approached two young children.

Watseka police issued an alert advising parents to talk to their children about safety measures. Police reported two young children were approached by two adult women who offered them money to come see their pets on Sunday.
Police received a call regarding suspicious individuals in the 400 block of South Fourth Street. It was just after 3 pm when the children were approached. The children went home and told their parents. The father went outside and saw the two women get into a blue Dodge Caravan that had three to four adults inside the vehicle.

Police said one of the women was described as having pink hair and the other as having dark brown hair.

Officers were unable to locate the vehicle or persons matching the descriptions given.

Anyone with information should call Watseka police at 815-432-2433. Emergency matters should be directed to 911.

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Illinois State Fair activities…

Today is Senior Day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. Those visiting the fair that are 60-year-old or older get in for free. Special events include the Illinois Senior Hall of Fame. The musical act on the grandstand stage is The Traveling Salvation Show, which is free.

Veterans and their families were recognized with special tributes Sunday at the fair. And several local 4-Hers made their marks in 4-H competition. Blake Dixon of the Watseka Wild Clovers, Payton Sheridan of the Milford Sugar Creek Club visited on-air with Nita Dubble at the Swine Barn at the State fairgrounds.

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72nd Cullom Fair

The Cullom Junior Fair was held over the past weekend. The 72nd annual event included livestock shows, dairy and hog shows in the park drew crowds. The American Legion hosted different activities downtown during the Cullom Celebration, which is held in conjunction with the fair. The traditional balloon launch Thursday night kicked off the weekend festivities.

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