IC students conduct “extreme science” project on Rocky Mountains

By Ryne Turke on April 30 at 1:02pm


A handful of students and staff from Illinois College traveled to the Colorado Rocky Mountains over spring break to conduct some “extreme science” experiments. Illinois College Professor of Environmental Studies Read More

Sister Connelly selected as MacMurray Baccalaureate speaker

By Ryne Turke on April 30 at 1:01pm

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MacMurray College is announcing its keynote speaker for the 165th Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremony. Sister Rosemary Connelly, a member of the Religious Sisters of Mercy, will lead the May 7th Read More

LaHood promoting forums to battle opioid, heroin epidemic

By Ryne Turke on April 30 at 1:00pm


Representative Darin LaHood is planning several forums to address the growing number of drug related issues in Illinois. Heroin and opioid overdose deaths have spiked in Illinois, with an 8.3 Read More

South Jax using tourism funds to construct welcome sign

By Ryne Turke on April 30 at 9:00am


The groundwork has been laid for a South Jacksonville welcome sign at the corner of South Main and Michigan Avenue. The potential welcome sign was discussed in detail during a Read More

Sheriff reminds motorists of tinted window rules

By Jim McCabe on April 29 at 1:41pm


Morgan County Deputies have been stepping up communication with drivers this week regarding having obstructed views into their vehicles. Based on our count, deputies issued one citation for tinted front Read More