Iroquois County mobile home taxes are in the mail. Payments come due May 6th, 2013.
County Treasurer Mindy Kuntz Hagan announced the mobile home tax bills were mailed Friday, March 1, 2013. The payment due date is Monday, May 6, 2013. Any payments that are not received or postmarked by May 6, 2013 will be charged a late fee. As required by the Illinois statutes, a $25.00 per month late fee not to exceed $100.00 will be charged.
The Treasurer’s Office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Both coupons should be presented when making payments in person or by mail. Unpaid taxes will result in a lien being filed on the mobile home.
There is a drop box at the Administrative Center near the entrance of the 911 Center. Payments can be dropped off during non-office hours.
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CHICAGO (AP) -- The National Weather Service says a winter storm could bring up to 10 inches of snow to northern Illinois.
The weather service has issued a winter storm warning that starts at 3 a.m. Tuesday and lasts throughout the day. Forecasters say snow is expected to be heavy from late Tuesday morning through early Tuesday evening with 1 to 1 1/2 inches falling an hour. Weather service officials say snow removal could be difficult and travel extremely dangerous. Winds are forecast to gust at between 25 and 30 mph.
The storm also is expected in central Illinois, where snow, rain and sleet are expected. Accumulations are forecast at between 3 and 5 inches along and north of Interstate 74.
Mike Bardou of the NWS in Romeoville says the immediate WGFA-listening area from Pontiac over to Watseka and Renssaler, IN is likely to see 2-4 inches of new snow and sleet accumulation.
Forecasters say up to 8 inches of snow could accumulate in Chicago.
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An Endangered Missing Person Advisory issued last Friday continues today (Mon). Police continue the search for 1-year-old Artistic Fletcher taken from Presence St. Mary's Hospital in Kankakee by his father last Wednesday.
Police issued a statement saying the child was taken against the advice of the medical staff. The baby was in the hospital with bruises, allegedly an abuse victim.
Police report they’ve received tips that the baby’s father, Arthur Fletcher, may have left the state.
Cissna Park high school has reached the Elite 8 in boys basketball.
Coach Kevin Long’s long-talked-about defensive game was emphasized in detail Friday. The defense stepped it up in a championship matchup with Arthur-Lovington and the Timberwolves are howling among the 1A best in Illinois.
Behind a great defensive effort, Long's Timberwolves defeated the Knights of Arthur-Lovington 46-31 in the Class 1A Schlarman Sectional to move to the Elite Eight.
WGFA Radio featured the game on 94.1 FM.
Cole Hasselbring’s 21 points led the T’wolves to their first Elite Eight berth in seven years.
Cissna Park now meets Illini Central in the Illinois State Super-Sectional at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
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