Schock introduces community schools bill

By Ryne Turke on July 24 at 8:49am


A West Central Illinois Congressman helped introduced the Full-Service Community Schools Act of 2014 yesterday in Washington, D.C. Aaron Schock, along with House Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer, introduced the Read More

Guilty plea entered in case of death of New Berlin man

By Jim McCabe on July 24 at 8:42am


A Springfield man has pleaded guilty to drug-induced homicide and other drug charges related to the 2012 death of a New Berlin man. Our reporting partners at WICS ABC Newschannel Read More

Repeated violations force Greenfield food processing plant to close doors

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 4:11pm

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A Greene County food processing plant cited for repeated violations of the Illinois Meat and Poultry Inspection Act has had its license revoked. According to a press release from the Read More

Deer hunting revisions announced

By Jim McCabe on July 23 at 1:09pm


The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced changes to the 2014-2015 deer hunting seasons. An additional 20 counties have been removed from the late-winter season, including Scott and Sangamon Read More

Process for selecting new Morgan County Commissioner released

By Ryne Turke on July 23 at 1:08pm


The procedure on picking a candidate for the remainder of the late Dick Rawlings term as Morgan County Commissioner has been announced. Morgan County Republican Chairman Steve Hardin released the Read More