With new water plant, size matters

By Jim McCabe on September 17 at 8:19am


Jacksonville aldermen got their first in-depth look at the inner workings of the city’s new water treatment plant last night. The facility, to go up at the corner of Hardin Read More

Davidsmeyer endorsed by Illinois Farm Bureau

By Ryne Turke on September 17 at 8:19am


Earlier this week, Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer received the endorsement from the grassroots organization in his bid for re-election. The Farm Bureau candidate review process consisted of local and regional meetings. Read More

District 117 board to discuss e-cigarettes

By Ryne Turke on September 17 at 8:16am


Members of the District 117 school board will meet tonight to vote on several action items, including policy adoptions for electronic cigarettes. If approved by the board, no person on Read More

Toilet paper tradition continues at Routt

By Jim McCabe on September 17 at 8:16am


In case you didn’t drive down East College Avenue this week, the tradition of Routt Catholic High School students decorating the trees on the front lawn of the school with Read More

MacMurray enrollment numbers hold steady

By Jim McCabe on September 16 at 1:12pm


MacMurray College officials are pleased with the latest enrollment numbers released for the school. Mac’s traditional, campus-based enrollment for the fall of 2014 remained steady, according to a press release, Read More