Tune in to WGFA 94.1 to hear TIPs from Iroquois County State’s Attorney Jim Devine on how to keep teens safe during graduation celebrations and other gatherings.

Tune in to 94.1 WGFA on Friday, May 20th at 8:15 a.m. to hear Iroquois County State’s Attorney Jim Devine represent the Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County during a Hotline Interview. He will be sharing helpful prevention TIPs with parents on how to keep teens safe at graduation celebrations and other teen gatherings….

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What do you know about Social Host Law?

The Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County, the Iroquois County State’s Attorney Office, I-KAN’s Life Education Center programming, and the Pledge for Life Partnership want you to be informed so you can assist and encourage your teens to make the best choices for healthy, happy futures. Thanks to the Iroquois County’s Times-Republic/Illinois Spirit, Gilman Star,…

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

TIP the Scale wants to remind everyone that April is Alcohol Awareness Month. Why should Iroquois County parents take note of this month’s designation? Well, unfortunately, underage drinking continues to be an issue of concern in our communities. Learn the risks and have an important conversation with your kids. Talking Improves Parenting! TIP the Scale!…

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Watseka Community High School Students Take Part in Vape Escape Room Activity

Over 70 students at Watseka Community High School successfully completed the Vape Escape Room activity. Assisted by National Honor Society members, 7 groups of freshmen worked together to decipher clues and quickly solve puzzles in order to “escape” while learning about the negative health, social, and financial consequences of vaping. Way to go, Watseka students…

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The Juvenile Justice Council’s Decorated Tree Wins Best Handcrafted Ornaments Category at Christmas Tree Lane!

Partnering with you brings the Juvenile Justice Council of Iroquois County such great JOY! The Old Courthouse Museum once again hosted the annual Christmas Tree Lane. The JJC decorated a tree in the spirit of the designated JOY theme and recognized all of their partners with ornaments. Visitors to the courthouse were encouraged to view…

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Donovan High School’s S.A.D.D. organization ESCAPES THE VAPE!!

Donovan High School’s SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) organization took part in a Vape Escape Room activity during “No Vape November”, a month designated to raising awareness about the harmful consequences of vaping and encouraging individuals to give up/not start this addictive habit. Led by teacher/SADD sponsor Kristin Lundquist, students worked together to decipher clues…

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