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  1. Extra police patrols for holidayRead the original story

    Saturday | The News-Gazette

    ... safety education officer. Extra state police patrols hit the roads Friday morning in the nine counties served by the Pesotum-based district - Champaign, Coles, Douglas, Edgar, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby and Vermilion - and they will remain out ...


  2. Follow the Farmstead offering a glimpse into central Illinois farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Champaign County residents are being given the chance to explore six local farms during the inaugural Follow the Farmstead event on June 12 and 13. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public, and will showcase a variety of farms in Philo, Pesotum, and Sidney. Residents will be able to discover the technology used by these farms, interact with farm animals, and tour a centennial farm from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. on both days.


  3. Area history, May 13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... troupe, Hope said that she was wearing the perfume "Evening in Paris." He said he was wearing "Afternoon in Pesotum." In 2000: neighbors of the tiny Sunshine Grocery at Race and Washington streets in Urbana are taking up a collection to buy the ...


  4. Pesotum to honor FrankovichRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    The village board will recognize Brad Frankovich's service to the village with a farewell reception on Wednesday, following the 6:30 p.m. village board meeting. Frankovich served Pesotum for 18 years as village treasurer.


  5. Future Five: Entertainment for the week aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... working adults. Find some bargains at the community-wide garage sales going on this weekend in Homer, Mahomet and Pesotum. Untold treasures await you, whether you are thrifting for everyday finds or buying items to resell for a profit. And community ...


  6. Area history, April 16, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... resisted a mandamus to compel him to close the saloons. In 1965: the District 10 State Police headquarters at Pesotum is one of five state police districts that will be equipped with a fallout shelter in the near future in connection with the Civil ...


  7. Area history, March 14, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    In 1915: Charles Lee, one of the best-known young men in the Pesotum area, died yesterday at a Springfield hospital where he had gone for surgery for relief from an abcess. The death of the 31-year-old man came as a shock to his relatives and friends because he hadn't told them he was having the surgery.


  8. Updated: Wednesday crashes back up traffic on I-57, I-74Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Pesotum, IL- UPDATE 8:15 P.M. -- I-57 northbound is shut down due to a jack-knifed semi at milepost 257. All northbound traffic is being re-routed at the Rantoul exit .


  9. Crashes backing up traffic on I-57, I-74Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Pesotum, IL- Update 4:22 P.M. Traffic on I-74 westbound is being re-routed at milepost 192 to U.S. Route 150, and then back on at milepost 185 . Westbound traffic remains blocked and is backed up for approximately three miles.


  10. One arrested in I-74 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Illinois State Police at Pesotum are investigating a two-vehicle crash between a car and a tractor trailer truck that was apparently caused by a drunken driver. Police said just before 4 a.m. Tuesday, Cynthia L. Manning, 30, of Urbana, was driving a Mercury Cougar east on Interstate 74 near Danville when she hit a guardrail, leaving the car in the middle of the eastbound lanes.


  11. Police: Freezing rain caused crashes on I-57, I-74Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    Poor weather conditions led to multiple crashes Sunday night on I-57 and I-74 in Champaign and Douglas counties. State police responded to several slide offs on I-57 in Pesotum and on I-74 near Mahomet, where multiple crashes are said to have occurred, according to a statement from Illinois State Police.


  12. Tuesday accidents send drivers to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    Illinois State Police handled at least two accidents Tuesday morning that left drivers injured badly enough that they needed medical attention. State police at Pesotum said around 6:25 a.m., Olivia M. Milton, 32, of Heyworth, was driving a pickup truck east on Interstate 74 near Mahomet when she lost control on the slick highway.


  13. Pesotum man arrested for alleged child molestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Harry A. Ferrell, 68, who listed an address in the 100 block of South Hickory Street, was arrested Friday for aggravated criminal sexual abuse after voluntarily coming to the Champaign County sheriff's office for questioning. Sgt. Tony Shaw said Ferrell is alleged to have touched a girl in a sexual manner in his home in late October.


  14. UPDATED: I-57 near Champaign congested from crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... Preliminary information is that the occupants of both vehicles escaped injury. Prior to those crashes, troopers from Pesotum had handled at least three crashes this morning on I-57 between Tuscola and Tolono and another four on I-74 between Mahomet ...


  15. Two injured in Piatt County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Two people were taken to a hospital Saturday morning with injuries they received in a rear-end collision in southern Piatt County. Illinois State Police at Pesotum said Adam Rodgers, 30, of Effingham was driving a sport utility vehicle west on U.S. 36, about a mile east of Hammond, when he struck the rear end of a westbound mini-van, driven by a 65-year-old Paris man.


  16. Area history, Dec. 1, 2014Read the original story

    Dec 1, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... district will pick up their belongings and make a 20-minute trip to their new lemon-orange brick fortress south of Pesotum. Permanent rehousing of the District 10 headquarters first was proposed at the end of World War II in the building program of ...


  17. Head-on crash east of Rantoul injures threeRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    Illinois State Police at Pesotum report that the crash on U.S. 136 about 3 miles east of Rantoul happened at 1:52 p.m. and blocked the highway for about two hours. Preliminary information is that Clara Holt, 19, of Champaign, was driving a Dodge Neon east on 136 when she crossed the center line and sideswiped a westbound Ford pickup driven by a 41-year-old Green Valley woman.


  18. I-57 stop brings 3-year prison sentence in cannabis caseRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | The News-Gazette

    ... vehicle. Assistant State's Attorney Dan Clifton said an Illinois State Trooper stopped Range on I-57 southbound near Pesotum because he was following another car too closely. The trooper noted that Range was acting nervous and that he gave the ...


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