WAKO News

CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,114 new cases of coronavirus across the state Thursday with 24 additional deaths. There were 19 new positive cases reported Thursday by the

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LAWRENCE COUNTY ARREST

The Lawrence County Sheriffs Department Thursday arrested 59 year old Ronald Neighbors of Lawrenceville on a charge of Probation Violation. He was taken to the Lawrence County Jail and was being

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UNIT 20 SPECIAL SESSION

The Lawrence Unit 20 Board of Education will meet late Friday afternoon in special session. Unit 20 officials have informed WAKO News that the board will bet together at 5 p.m. at Lawrenceville

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CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 3,933 new cases of coronavirus across the state Wednesday with 9 new deaths. The Lawrence County Health Department reported 8 new cases Wednesday

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HEAT ADVISORY CONTINUES

The National Weather Service is continuing the Heat Advisory for the entire WAKO listening area Thursday afternoon and evening. Hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to cause the peak

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EMBARRAS FLOOD WARNING

The Flood Warning for the Embarras River at Lawrenceville continues until Friday. The National Weather Service reports the river Thursday at 31.9 feet-less than 2 feet above flood stage. It is now

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