Carrollton committee could make recommendation on future of police chief soon

By Jim McCabe on June 2 at 1:00pm


A committee in Carrollton held its first meeting since the city’s police chief was placed on administrative leave yesterday. The police committee, which consists of three city council members, held Read More

Corn planting complete in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on June 2 at 12:45pm

corn in hand

Increased precipitation limited local farmers in the fields, but corn planting was officially completed this week in Illinois. USDA crop statistician Mark Schleusner recaps the latest corn crop numbers from Read More

ISP District 20 brings in new K-9 dog

By Ryne Turke on June 2 at 12:45pm


District 20 of the Illinois State Police is welcoming in a four legged member to the crime fighting K-9 Team. Sarge, a two and a half year old Dutch Shepherd Read More

IC gets involved with Pioneer Life Summer Camp

By Ryne Turke on June 2 at 7:21am


Illinois College and Lincoln New Salem Historic Park are teaming up to bring a historic experience to students in the area. Illinois College Academic Affairs Project Manager Rebecca Spencer helped Read More

The Wall That Heals set to appear in Jacksonville this month

By Ryne Turke on June 1 at 1:40pm


A traveling replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is coming to Downtown Jacksonville this month. The Wall That Heals, which stretches 250-feet, bears the names of more than 58,000 men Read More