Routt and Our Saviour softball program adding on to new field

By Blake Schnitker on December 10 at 10:43am

Another upgrade is in the work for the Routt Catholic softball field. For several years, the softball teams of Routt and Our Saviour’s were without their own home field. Last Read More

Local gym adding new sports complex early next month

By Blake Schnitker on December 10 at 10:15am

Fitness World's new sports complex weeks away from completion.

Fitness World is adding a 24,000 square-foot sports complex to their local facility just in time for everyone’s New Year’s resolutions. Rachel Rohn, who co-owns Fitness World with her husband Read More

South Jacksonville Fire Department gets new Fire Truck

By Blake Schnitker on December 10 at 6:18am

Dave Hickox

South Jacksonville firefighters are raving about the department’s latest upgrade, which came in the form of a brand new fire truck. Several months ago, the Village’s Board of Trustees approved Read More

Williams running for Jacksonville City Council seat

By Blake Schnitker on December 9 at 1:18pm

Map of Jacksonville's Ward 1

Life-long resident Erin Williams is adding her name to the ballot for a seat on Jacksonville’s City Council. WLDS-WEAI News caught up with Williams, who recently announced her campaign for Read More

Lahood Supports River Bill

By Gary Scott on December 9 at 12:05pm


An area congressman has joined in support of a comprehensive bill designed to help barge traffic on the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation, or Read More