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IKEA purchase of wind farm won't delay construction - HOOPESTON — The purchase of the Hoopeston Wind farm by Swedish furniture retailer IKEA will not delay construction on the 98-megawatt project that's expected to be operational early next year. read more - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

IKEA Makes First Wind Farm Investment in the United States - IKEA US announced today that it is making its first wind farm investment in the United States with the purchase of Hoopeston Wind in Hoopeston, Illinois. The 98 megawatt wind farm is the largest single ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Man arrested on weapons charges a suspect in Hoopeston shooting - HOOPESTON — A 44-year-old Lafayette, Ind., man who was arrested earlier this week on weapons charges is also a suspect in the March 9 fatal shooting at a Hoopeston motel, according to authorities. Chief Mark Drollinger said police believe Carlos L. Suarez was involved in the death of 40-year-old Bruce L. Eldridge of Hoopeston at the Downtown Motel, though he declined to elaborate. read more - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Friday's Local Scores - PREP BASEBALL At Hoopeston Westville 16, Hoopeston Area 2 Westville 210 (12)10 0 -- 16 13 1 HA 002 000 0 -- 2 1 3 WP -- Austin Millholland. LP -- Bryce Leigh. Two or more hits -- W: Kyle Brazas, Mark Strebin, Jeffery Thompson, Millholl - Sat, 12 Apr 2014

Hoopeston group discusses economic development - Economic growth was on the agenda Monday night in Hoopeston as about 50 people gathered at St. Anthony's Parish Hall to discuss an economic development strategy for the city. - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Hoopeston Area, Schlarman form football co-op - Hoopeston Area school board members unanimously approved the agreement Tuesday between Hoopeston Area High School and Schlarman Academy for a two-year football co-op. - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Police make an arrest for March 9th fatal shooting - Hoopeston - Police say they have a suspect in custody, for a March 9th fatal shooting, at the Downtown Hotel in Hoopeston. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Hoopeston Area's Linder wins IESA state bowling title - JOLIET -- Hoopeston Area's Mercy Linder won the IESA state girls bowling individual title on Saturday with a total of 1,967 at Town and Country Lanes. Linder started the day with a 234 and stayed consistent with a low of 158 in her second game and a - Sun, 06 Apr 2014

Hoopeston fire heavily damages building - Five fire departments were called to fight a blaze in Hoopeston Thursday afternoon on the southeast side of the city. - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

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Congressman to visit with constituents in Hoopeston on April 24 - Paxton Record - HOOPESTON — U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, will be available to meet with local constituents in Vermilion County on Thursday, April 24. He will be available for one-on-on meetings from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Hoopeston City Hall, 301 W. Main St. - Fri, 11 Apr 2014

Several local families affected by Hoopeston fire - Newsbug.info - Hoopeston Fire Department personnel along with members of neighboring community fire departments battled a fire that consumed a residence in the 700 block of South Fifth Street in Hoopeston. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene of the fire just ...Hoopeston fire heavily damages building - Danville Commercial News - Thu, 27 Mar 2014

Ikea purchases Hoopeston Wind - Windpower Monthly (subscription) - UNITED STATES: Ikea has purchased the 98MW Hoopeston Wind in Illinois, the manufacturer's first wind acquisition in the US. The purchase is Ikea's first involvement in US wind projects. The 98MW project is currently under construction and will use ... - Thu, 10 Apr 2014

Hoopeston Multi-Agency offers free legal advice for seniors - Newsbug.info - To help area senior citizens who need legal advice, but are unable to afford it, the Hoopeston Multi-Agency provides free legal assistance for senior citizens on a monthly basis. Read the full story in the print edition or by subscribing online to the ... - Tue, 15 Apr 2014

Hoopeston Area, Schlarman form football co-op - Danville Commercial News - HOOPESTON — Hoopeston Area school board members unanimously approved the agreement Tuesday between Hoopeston Area High School and Schlarman Academy for a two-year football co-op. Michl Kearney will take the position as head coach, with ... - Thu, 20 Mar 2014

Hoopeston Area High School conducts student-led parent-teacher conferences - Newsbug.info - Several Hoopeston Area High School students, parents and teachers tried something new during their recent parent-teacher conferences. The high school presented a pilot program with a limited number of students taking part in student-led parent-teacher ... - Tue, 08 Apr 2014

Hoopeston Public Library to present historical drama - Newsbug.info - Hoopeston Public Library to present historical drama. Cast members of the Hoopeston Public Library's upcoming production of “Dawn's Early Light” April 8 hold up various hats representing the multiple time periods of local history represented in the ... - Wed, 02 Apr 2014

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