Lake Eureka

Acres of walking paths, baseball and softball diamonds, frisbee golf course and fishing.

Eureka Police Department

Eureka, Illinois' full and part-time officers are dedicated to the peace and safety of our community.

Ronald Reagan Peace Garden at Eureka College

Ronald Reagan has a long and warm relationship with Eureka from his time here as a student through his last visit in 1992. Walk the ground that inspired one of America's most noteworthy presidents.

Cruger Station Grain Elevator

Agriculture is a significant part of the region's economy. This facility sits on the west side of Eureka. This autumnal shot was created with a bean field in the foreground bouncing the sunrise light through the ground fog.

Downtown Eureka looking north

Eureka is the home of more than 5000 residents at the cross section of US Route 24 and Illinois Route 117 equidistant from Bloomington/Normal and Peoria.

Upcoming Events

Intersection of College & Burgess Closed
May 4, 2016 from 5 - 9:30 pm for Block Party

City Wide Garage Sale
Saturday, May 21st
Fliers will be available at local businesses and sales that want to have them.
If you wish to include your sale please send Wendi information and payment of $5 NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, APRIL 22.
This will give enough time to design, print and distribute the fliers a few weeks in advance. Information to include on an index card:
Name & Phone (for my use)
Address of sale
Short description of items
Please mail to:
Wendi Adair
c/o Woodford County Journal
PO Box 36
Eureka, IL 61530
WILL NOT accept information about sales through facebook, but you could email it to and drop payment off to the WCJ office. information and payment must be turned in by Friday, April 22 if you want to be included!

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