Sudden Death Syndrome showing up in local soybeans

By Jim McCabe on September 17 at 2:23pm


This year’s soybean harvest won’t have the equivalent of a baseball perfect game. Despite an expected record crop, some West Central Illinois farmers are dealing with loss of their beans Read More

Local rainfall numbers already through the roof

By Ryne Turke on September 17 at 1:08pm


State Climatologist Jim Angel joined Gary Scott yesterday on “AM Conversation” and talked about the impressive precipitation totals in the area. “Well we have a volunteer network that has two Read More

Mac art instructor displaying artwork tomorrow

By Ryne Turke on September 17 at 1:08pm

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MacMurray art instructor Michael Prault’s exhibition “Upper-middlebrow…” will open with a gallery talk at 6:15 p.m. Prault also works as a multimedia artist. Currently residing in Normal, he received his Read More

South Jax ballot to include three trustee positions

By Ryne Turke on September 17 at 1:07pm


Residents of South Jacksonville will be electing three trustees in the Consolidated Election next year. According to a press release, the trustee positions which are set to expire include Steven Read More

With new water plant, size matters

By Jim McCabe on September 17 at 8:19am


Jacksonville aldermen got their first in-depth look at the inner workings of the city’s new water treatment plant last night. The facility, to go up at the corner of Hardin Read More