10/4/2015 8:17:11 AM
Springfield’s municipally owned utility, which is also struggling with their own financial problems, is owed more than $2 million from the state in utility bills that haven’t been paid sin...read more
10/4/2015 8:15:40 AM
STATE CLIMATOLOGIST JIM ANGEL IS CONFIRMING WHAT WE ALL KNOW…SEPTEMBER FELT MORE LIKE JULY THAN THE START OF FALL.
AVERAGE STATEWIDE PRECIPITAT...read more
10/4/2015 8:13:48 AM
The youngest state Representative says she’s going to run for a full term but in her announcement on a Springfield radio station she said the nominating process is unbalanced, favoring establish...read more
10/4/2015 8:11:51 AM
Former Gov. Pat Quinn has made a public appearance in central Illinois, saying he still believes an income tax increase is needed to cover expenses and end the budget stalemate.
As reported, the Chic...read more
10/3/2015 10:16:28 AM
Senator Dick Durbin continues to weigh the fallout of House Speaker John Boehner's imminent plans to leave Congress. Even before yesterdays announcement the government would keep running into December...read more
10/3/2015 10:13:39 AM
CRIME VICTIMS COULD RECOUP SOME OF THEIR LEGAL COSTS UNDER A NEW LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL.
THERE IS ALREADY A COMPENSATION SYSTEM FOR VICTIMS OF VIOLENT CRIMES FOR THINGS LIKE A FUNERAL AND MEDICAL EXPEN...read more
10/3/2015 10:11:00 AM
THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION IS OFFERING SOME TOOLS TO HELP EDUCATORS AND PARENTS DECIPHER RESULTS FROM THE NEW “PARCC” TEST.
PARCC IS THE LATEST ASSESSMENT TEST FOR STUDENTS…DESIG...read more
10/3/2015 10:09:04 AM
STATE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES SPOKESPERSON CHRIS YOUNG SAYS DEER SEASON IS HERE AND ARCHERY HUNTERS HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO BAG A BUCK.
10/3/2015 10:07:05 AM
The fall series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food production, is underway.
The next session of t...read more
10/3/2015 10:06:06 AM
October has arrived and means it’s National Pork Month!. The Illinois Pork Producers Assoc has a number of events scheduled, including special pork deals at restaurants and grocery stores around...read more
10/3/2015 10:03:52 AM
Starting Monday, the Clinton City Water Department plans to flush the water mains.
Specific times of the work is not determined as it will take place as time permits for staff.
The Water Department ...read more
10/2/2015 6:44:58 PM
It's the heart of the harvest season in Central Illinois.
Last week, ag officials promoted safety as you make your away around the rural parts of central Illinois as the harvest continues and DeWitt ...read more
10/2/2015 6:43:18 PM
If you made your way up and down Center Street at this last weekend's Apple n' Pork Festival, you might have noticed some dogs with "Adopt Me" vests on.
DeWitt County's Second Chance for Pets adoptio...read more
10/2/2015 6:42:23 PM
Many small, rural communities struggle to keep or grow local businesses. At the same time, many young people would like to remain in the community, but lack of job opportunities forces them to move to...read more
10/2/2015 6:41:43 PM
The House and Senate chambers are quiet and will stay that way for the next three weeks.
Months into a new fiscal year, there's no sign of a budget deal and State Representative Bill Mitchell says it...read more
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