Obituary- Sandra “Sandy” J. (Tubbs) Keag

Sandra “Sandy” J. (Tubbs) Keag, 75, of Erie, IL, died Thursday, January 6, 2022 at home.

Obituary- Patrick J. Cavanagh

Patrick J. Cavanagh, 72, of Port Byron, IL, died unexpectedly Tuesday, January 4, 2022, while visiting St. Joseph, Michigan.

Obituary- James E. Johnson

James E. Johnson 91, of Erie, IL, died Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Allure of Prophetstown in Prophetstown, IL.

Revitalize Erie; A Look Back And An Exciting Future

One of the huge projects for the Village of Erie is the celebration of its 150th birthday. The centennial celebration was a huge multi-event affair in 1972 involving the whole community. There is a Sesquicentennial planning meeting Tuesday, January 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Village Hall.

Obituary- Joseph Jay Besse

Joseph Jay Besse, 99, of Erie IL, died Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at Morrison Community Hospital, Morrison, IL

Erie Board Hires Hawk As New Chief

The board approved to pay $1,250 to Brian Hawk as a bonus for acting as interim chief from October 22nd to the end of November. It was also unanimously approved to increase the on-call wage from $4.00 to $5.00.

ECUSD December; Hears Audit Report, Football Team Recognized

ECUSD was given a 4.0 financial health profile score, the highest rating the ISBE gives districts. Some of the rated factors include long term debt (ECUSD has no debt), cash on hand, and a surplus of revenues, among other considerations.

Obituary- Judy A. Hannis

Judy A. Hannis, 82, of Erie, IL, died Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at the Gardens at Park Pointe in Morris, Illinois, where she had recently resided

Todd’s Celebrates 40 Years

Todd loves his job, and he will say that too if you ask him, "If you measure success by dollars I'm not successful but if you measure it by how much you love your job I'm a huge success."

Erie Hometown Holiday Parade (video)

The day was capped with a parade and the lighting of the town's Christmas tree in the center of the downtown triangle.