WAKO News

VINCENNES BOARD OF WORKS

The Vincennes Board of Works and Safety Monday approved an emergency purpose purchase of a needed used bucket truck. City Street and Sanitation Department Superintendent Bryce Anderson made the

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 1,159 new cases of coronavirus across the state Monday with 12 new deaths. There were no case reports from either Lawrence or Knox Counties Monday.

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LOCAL ARRESTS

Lawrenceville Police made two arrests recently. Early Tuesday, they took into custody 21 year old Elijah White of Lawrenceville on a charge of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was

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ERBA STEP APPLICATIONS

The Embarras River Basin Agency (ERBA) has announced it is accepting applications for it’s Skills Training Employment Program (STEP). The program is designed to assist individuals with

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ILLINOIS MASK MANDATE ENDS

It is now official. The Illinois indoor mask mandate imposed by Governor J.B. Pritzger was lifted Monday February 28th. Thanks to decreasing COVID cases and hospitalizations over the past several

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TRAFFIC PATROL INCREASE

Starting this week, the Vincennes Police Department along with the Knox County Indiana Sheriffs Department will be stepping up their patrols to help curb dangerous and aggressive driving. The

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