Beardstown Cargill plant sold to JBS USA

By Ryne Turke on July 2 at 9:40am

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The Cargill meat processing plant in Beardstown has been sold. The $1.45 billion agreement with JBS USA Pork was confirmed on Wednesday from a press release. Completion of the sale Read More

Illinois still without budget plan

By Ryne Turke on July 2 at 6:08am

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The ongoing budget battle between the Illinois legislature and Governor Bruce Rauner failed once again at the State Capitol yesterday. Officials attempted at creating a short term budget, despite the Read More

Little Caesars Love Kitchen visits Jacksonville

By Tiffani Homer on July 2 at 6:05am

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The Little Caesars Love Kitchen is coming to Jacksonville on Friday. The national program travels across the country to give quality meals to the hungry and anyone in need of Read More

Trustees to review retirement compensation of former South Jax Chief Evans

By Ryne Turke on July 2 at 6:00am

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The separation agreement and severance package for the former South Jacksonville Police Chief will take center stage during tonight’s village meeting. On May 28th, trustee members approved a motion to Read More

Illinois River water level breaks record high in Meredosia

By Ryne Turke on July 1 at 1:33pm

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The Illinois River water level in Meredosia has officially surpassed the record high established 72 years ago. The National Weather Service listed the Illinois River along Meredosia at 28.74 feet Read More