Two Paxton residents arrested for sex crimes

PAXTON — The Paxton Police Department released the following list of recent activity: — Caden L. Miller, 18, of Paxton, was arrested for criminal sexual assault and disorderly conduct on Sunday, July 25, after he allegedly had sexual intercourse with a female under age 18 on Friday, July 23. — Preston B. Braaten, 22, of Paxton, was arrested for criminal […]

Ford County residents asked to submit dead birds to be tested for West Nile virus

PAXTON — The Ford County Public Health Department is asking for the public’s help in the collection of dead birds found in Ford County this summer as part of the agency’s West Nile virus surveillance program. Through Oct. 15, the health department is asking the public to submit dead birds they find to the agency’s office at 235 N. Taft […]

Cissna Park’s Old Settlers Reunion all set for August

CISSNA PARK — Cissna Park’s annual Old Settlers Reunion is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 19, through Saturday, Aug. 21, at the village park. The three-day celebration, sponsored by Cissna Park’s American Legion Post No. 527, opens with a talent show at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19. Organized by Lynn Hasselbring and Samantha Kidwell, the talent show features two age divisions […]