Dairy Queen returns to Jacksonville

By Blake Schnitker on July 27 at 3:49pm


With summer heat in full effect, Dairy Queen in Jacksonville is re-opening at the ideal time. Although still at its original location on the corner of South Main and Michigan, Read More

Robbie McEvers Tournament back at Links Golf Course

By Ryne Turke on July 27 at 1:14pm


The 37th annual Robbie McEvers Memorial Golf Tournament is set to take over the Links Golf Course for the next two days. Kurt Heller is one of several Kiwanians tasked Read More

Construction at Lincoln Elementary ahead of schedule

By Ryne Turke on July 27 at 6:14am


WLDS-WEAI toured the building on Tuesday with Superintendent Steve Ptacek, secretary Debbie McKean and board members Cheryl Ballard and Cori Wagner. The $6.4-million project, which stayed on budget, has been Read More

Sentencing delayed for Springfield woman accused of killing Jax man in DUI

By Ryne Turke on July 27 at 5:56am


Sentencing for a Springfield woman, who pleaded guilty in May to driving under the influence in a 2014 car crash that killed a Jacksonville man and Pleasant Plains woman, has Read More

Former IC Dean passes away

By Ryne Turke on July 26 at 1:05pm


A former Dean of Illinois College has passed away at the age of 94 years old. Dr. Iver Yeager, who served Illinois College for 30 years, retired in 1988, but Read More