Believe in Education Drawing aims to benefit District 117 schools

By Ryne Turke on May 5 at 7:54am


Purchasing a ticket for the 2015 Believe in Education Drawing could put an extra $10,000 in your wallet. Over the past four years, Amy Albers has chaired the drawing that Read More

Former Our Saviour priest removed from ministry

By Jim McCabe on May 4 at 12:13pm


A former Jacksonville priest has reportedly been permanently removed as a pastor in several Catholic parishes in Eastern Illinois. The Catholic Diocese of Springfield found that an allegation of sexual Read More

First meth-making arrest of the month of May made near downtown Jax

By Jim McCabe on May 4 at 12:13pm


Another Jacksonville resident has been arrested in what’s been a busy year so far related to methamphetamine production apprehensions. Forty-year-old Kelly Nelson of the 300 block of East Douglas was Read More

Reints in the running for 18th Congressional District seat

By Ryne Turke on May 4 at 12:13pm


Donald Reints has entered the race for the vacant 18th Congressional District seat. Reints was a guest on WLDS’ “AM-Conversation” today and discussed his campaign goals for the position, formally Read More

Zosel named Executive Director of Get Covered Illinois

By Ryne Turke on May 4 at 12:01pm

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A former MacMurray College employee has been named the director of the state’s insurance exchange. Karin Zosel was recently hired as the executive director of Get Covered Illinois, the state’s Read More