BREAKING: LaHood wins 18th GOP primary

By Jim McCabe on July 7 at 8:48pm

State Senator Darin LaHood has been named the winner of the 18th District Republican primary by the Associated Press. LaHood beat out candidates Donald Rients and Mike Flynn. LaHood will Read More

ISP issues alert for missing 16-year-old girl from Cass Co.

By Jim McCabe on July 7 at 7:54pm

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WICS-TV: The Illinois State Police has issued an active Endangered Missing Person Advisory for Mary L. Budrick, 16, of Virginia, Illinois. She was last seen by her mother at 6:00 Read More

Canadian wildfire impact being felt locally

By Jim McCabe on July 7 at 12:59pm

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As if the rain wasn’t enough of a concern, now weather-weary West Central Illinoisans need to be worried about the effects of Canadian wildfires. The National Weather Service in Lincoln Read More

Illinois crops show little change over week

By Ryne Turke on July 7 at 12:49pm

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The condition of the soybean and corn crops remained about the same this past week. Scattered showers limited the local district to under a day suitable for fieldwork, well short Read More

Morgan County Fair 2015 preview

By Tiffani Homer on July 7 at 7:49am

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It’s expected to be hot this week, but Morgan County Fair organizers hope at least that the rain stays away as the fair starts. The fair begins tomorrow with the Read More