Update: Local levees continue to rise along Illinois River

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 4:51pm


Levees along the Illinois River in Morgan, Cass and Greene Counties are either approaching the saturation stage or completely saturated. The latest statistics from the National Weather Service estimate the Read More

South Jacksonville considering TIF extension

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 12:20pm


South Jacksonville is looking at extending the village’s Tax Increment Financing, or TIF agreement. The village’s joint review board met on Monday to review the status of ongoing and future Read More

Wet June limits farmers progress

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 11:43am


It may sound like a broken record, but rain continues to delay the fieldwork of farmers in Illinois. According to the latest USDA crop report, the state averaged just over Read More

Infant airlifted after train versus car collision

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 9:23am


An infant child was airlifted to the hospital last night after a vehicle versus train collision in Greene County. The accident, which occurred in Hillview on the train tracks of Read More

Illinois River rising to dangerous heights in ‘Dosh

By Ryne Turke on June 30 at 6:22am


The flood levels in Meredosia are closing in on a record high. After a week of heavy rainfall, the Illinois River sits at 28.12 feet.  According to projections from the Read More