Illinois College receives $646,000 grant from National Science Foundation

By Blake Schnitker on February 15 at 7:30pm

A local college is the latest recipient of National Science Foundation grant for over half a million dollars. It was announced earlier this week that Illinois College was awarded a Read More

Franklin Pre-K Screening Dates, Times & Locations

By Blake Schnitker on February 15 at 5:42pm

More Pre-K screening dates are being announced for schools in the four-county area. Potential pre-kindergarten students in the Franklin School District will need to have their screenings done on March Read More

Jacob McGlasson declared a sexually violent person

By Anthony Engle on February 15 at 4:23pm

A Murrayville man has been declared a sexually violent person in the Morgan County court system. 26 year old Jacob McGlasson pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a Read More

Rep. Davidsmeyer says concerns of downstate IL neglected with approval of $15 minimum wage

By Blake Schnitker on February 15 at 1:22pm

A signature from Governor J.B. Pritzker is the only remaining step to be taken before the state of Illinois will begin phasing-in a new $15 dollar an hour minimum wage. Read More

Friends discusses potential impact of melting snow, additional precipitation on soil conditions

By Blake Schnitker on February 15 at 8:45am

Heavy precipitation and freezing cold temperatures have created some unique conditions for farmers and producers in west central Illinois this winter. With the substantial snowfall received back in mid-January, and Read More