4/16/2014 6:51:44 AM
The future of the recently failed one-percent sales tax referendum was discussed at Tuesday's Clinton Board of Education meeting.
The Board discussed if they want to put the proposal up for another v...read more
4/16/2014 6:46:51 AM
A local organization is gearing up for one of their biggest events of the year.
The Mid-Illinois Chapter of the American Red Cross last year separated their biggest event into two events. According t...read more
4/16/2014 6:45:09 AM
A national security firm says Monticello is the 17th safest city in Illinois. The report put together by Utah-based SafeWise focuses on violent and property crimes. Monticello, which has a...read more
4/16/2014 6:44:29 AM
Pork farmers in Illinois are having to fight off a new virus that's killing off piglets all across the nation. Jim Fraley [[ Fray-lee ]] with the Illinois Farm Bureau says more than 200 pigs have test...read more
4/16/2014 6:43:10 AM
Illinois farmers are a bit behind on getting their corn crop in the ground. John Hawkins with the Illinois Farm Bureau says usually about 10-percent of corn is planted by now but so far, only about on...read more
4/16/2014 6:42:06 AM
A review of University of Illinois finances shows the school has brought in more money than it has spent since 2013. But the university has put off more than a billion dollars in maintenance.
Mike Sa...read more
4/16/2014 6:41:38 AM
Emergency officials in McLean County have come up with a new way to keep track of autistic kids and seniors with Alzheimer's. Curtis Hawk with the McLean County Emergency Management Agency says they'r...read more
4/16/2014 6:40:39 AM
Two hundred teachers and staff members from Peoria school district 150 are losing their jobs. The school board has unanimously decided to lay the workers off. The district's interim comptroller, Dr. D...read more
4/16/2014 6:38:19 AM
Taxpayers will see some improvements this summer throughout Springfield School District 186. The five-million-dollar building upgrade will include the paving of parking lots, installing central ...read more
4/16/2014 6:37:57 AM
Peoria transportation officials have approved Sunday bus service starting in June.
According to reports, the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District unanimously made the decision on Monday. Officials sa...read more
4/16/2014 6:36:49 AM
A Springfield police office is on paid administrative leave after he was charged with a DUI over the weekend. Officials say James Stewart was arrested on Saturday while off-duty. Officers ...read more
4/16/2014 6:36:04 AM
The wealthy Republican nominee for governor is easily the leader over incumbent Governor Pat Quinn when it comes to raising campaign funds. Bruce Rauner's camp says he raised more than nine-mill...read more
4/16/2014 6:35:32 AM
A south-central Illinois man has died after a tractor he was driving flipped onto him.
Reports indicate 65-year-old Kenneth Zarecki of Mulberry Grove died Saturday. Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen...read more
4/16/2014 6:35:04 AM
Consumer advocates say scammers are using bogus U.S. Postal Service emails to steal personal information.
Officials of the Better Business Bureau on said hackers send emails about online postage char...read more
4/16/2014 6:34:33 AM
This year's particularly nasty winter has taken its toll on trees across Illinois.
Tree trimmers say ice storms and straight-line winds caused most of the damage to trees in the state this winter.
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