Larry Abbe of Buckley, IL braves the summer sun and corn dust on his Oliver tractor and two-row cornpicker at the 2017 Half Century of Progress show on retired Chanute Airforce Base in Rantoul. Video by Center Street Productions, sponsored by Abbe Insurance Agency.
It was a balmy 40 degrees with no rain, sleet, or snow – perfect weather for the annual Watseka Christmas Parade, put on by the Watseka Area Chamber of Commerce in the heart of Iroquois County. Thanks to Center Street Photography for sponsoring this IroquoisCounty.tv video!
Welcome to autumn in Iroquois County! The Old Courthouse Museum in Watseka hosted the 37th annual Harvest Daze festival. As always there was something for everyone – antique cars, tractors, scarecrow and pumpkin carving contests, over 80 vendors with crafts, baked goods, and other items for sale, and of course the kettle corn! Many people […]
Jack M. Redman of Watseka passed away on November 23, 1943 at the age of 20 while serving his country as a U.S. Marine in World War II on the island of Tarawa Atol in the Central Pacific Ocean near Australia.