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  1. Area update: Hiring of P.E. teachers approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The News-Gazette

    ... and Thornewood. Those signs will be installed over the next few months, Village Administrator Patrick Brown said. PESOTUM - Two K-9s in State Police District 10 have new bulletproof vests after a Champaign County couple made an anonymous donation. ...


  2. Farm workers who detassel corn are sickened by pesticides; emergency crews called to decontaminateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 |

    ... the event is not an isolated one. During the summer of 2013, approximately 80 people working in the fields near Pesotum, Illinois, were unintentionally sprayed with a fungicide deployed from a crop-dusting plane. Nowhere is chronic pesticide ...


  3. Area update: Monticello military signs filled up fastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Smitley said she received multiple phone calls about whether the village could pay to advertise the sales. Although Pesotum used to be involved with the village-wide garage sales, it stepped back from that role a few years ago. The only involvement ...


  4. HSHS St. Mary's holds decontamination exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | 95Q

    ... exercise in partnership with the Decatur Fire Department. The exercise was represented by a recent accident in Pesotum where a group of teenagers were sprayed with toxic chemicals while detasseling corn. EMS Coordinator Facilitator for St. Mary's ...


  5. 1 dead in collision tied to Mahomet shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... Hospital. The female driver, who was alone in her van, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The trooper from the Pesotum district was seriously injured. Both were wearing seat belts and the air bags in both their vehicles deployed. "We had officers ...


  6. Corn crib burns in rural PesotumRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Several area fire departments were called to a corn crib fire Tuesday night in the southern part of Champaign County. Pesotum Fire Chief Robert Russian and Champaign County sheriff's Sgt.


  7. Area history, April 9, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... search. Scott Stone is serving a life sentence at the Chester state penitentiary. In 1966: All telephones in the Pesotum and Tolono exchanges of the Champaign Telephone Co. will be converted to one-party lines, according to a proposal filed by the ...


  8. Area history, April 5, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    In 1916: The new county board of supervisors for Champaign County will stand 27 Republicans and nine Democrats when it meets April 18 for reorganization. The Republicans gained in Ogden, Pesotum and Harwood townships and lost in Raymond and Champaign townships.


  9. Area history, April 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    In 1916, Champaign County remains dry territory in the battle of ballots yesterday, the drys winning in Champaign, Somer and Pesotum townships, the only townships where the issue was on the ballot. In 1966, plans were announced Monday for the "Dental Circle," a 12-sided, three-story building that would house up to 15 dental suites and a dental laboratory at 507 S. Second St., across from Scott Park.


  10. Farm Leader of the Year: Chris HausmanRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Chris Hausman of Pesotum has been chosen as the 2015 News-Gazette Farm Leader of the Year. He will be honored at a banquet on March 30 in Champaign.


  11. Those Who Served: Pesotum brothers enlisted because 'the whole town was patriotic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Patriotic fever runs high here, and after the Pearl Harbor attack, all four Schweighart boys wanted to join the service. "That wasn't unusual in Pesotum," says Don Schweighart of Champaign.


  12. Primary 2016: Around the areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... is disappointing, but I do understand that the times are tough, and nobody wants to see their taxes raised," said Pesotum Township Supervisor CRISTINA MOBLEY. "I can't say I am surprised." "I don't know what our options are," she said. "We could ...


  13. Crash near Danville snarls eastbound I-74Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    The eastbound lanes of Interstate 74 near Danville were blocked a few hours early Tuesday after a semi carrying produce rolled on its side, dumping part of its load. A release from Illinois State Police at Pesotum said about 3 a.m., a semitrailer truck driver was headed east at milepost 215 on the south side of Danville when it swerved off the road to the right.


  14. Area Election Update: Arthur voters giving input on future of utility systemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... has lived in Arthur for over 30 years, said he is encouraging people to vote no until more studies have taken place. PESOTUM - Pesotum-area voters are being asked to approve a 0.006 percent tax hike for the Pesotum-Crittenden Multi-Township ...


  15. 2nd time's charm for new Champaign County assessments chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... County for five years, was passed over as an applicant for supervisor when the job went to Curt Deedrich, a Pesotum farmer favored by county board Democrats. Deedrich had served as a campaign manager for Mike Frerichs - now the state treasurer - ...


  16. Area update: White Heath school a topic at forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... ick to hire Hartman Consultants, which specializes in water and wastewater utility matters. Hartman helped Philo and Pesotum sell their water systems and is currently helping Arcola sell its system.


  17. I-74 westbound blocked east of UrbanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    ... s State Police report that troopers are working to clear slideoffs and crashes within District 10, which is based in Pesotum.


  18. Sunday snow leaving roads a messRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    Illinois State Police report that troopers are working to clear slideoffs and crashes within District 10, which is based in Pesotum.


  19. Police: Watch out for slick roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    That's the word from state police who are responding to crashes and vehicles sliding off the road throughout Champaign and Coles counties and on Interstates 57, 72 and 74. Consistent light snow, heavy winds, and dropping temperatures are causing the road to ice up in all areas," says a release from the state police's District 10 headquarters in Pesotum.


  20. Area history, Feb. 7, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | The News-Gazette

    In 1916: John Hirschfeld, a brewery agent residing in Champaign, last week filed with the Pesotum town clerk a petition asking that the anti-saloon question be resubmitted to the voters in Pesotum. Two years ago Pesotum voted "dry" after having been in the license column for six years.


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