Unemployment rates drop in every West Central Illinois county for second straight month

By Ryne Turke on August 22 at 7:30am


That’s according to the latest numbers released from the Illinois Department of Employment Services. Ron Payne with IDES says that the unemployment rates are much lower than last year at Read More

Route 267 getting state funding for construction

By Jim McCabe on August 22 at 7:29am


Morgan County is part of the latest round of projects announced by the governor as part of the “Illinois Jobs Now!” program. Governor Pat Quinn announced yesterday investments of more Read More

Jax attorney says allegations by state board against him are false

By Jim McCabe on August 22 at 7:29am


Jacksonville attorney Ronald Kesinger is denying allegations he improperly obtained a loan from a client and submitted a false bank loan application. According to a complaint filed by the Illinois Read More

All aboard the heat train…

By Jim McCabe on August 21 at 12:46pm


You didn’t think we’d go all summer without having an extended period of hot weather, did you? Mother Nature is finally deciding to be seasonally appropriate and sticking us with Read More

Memorial being held to honor Peyton and Zoe O’Neil tonight

By Jim McCabe on August 21 at 12:46pm


One year after an accident in Morgan County took the lives of both of their children, Joe and Holly O’Neil are sharing their story. Jordan Abudayyeh with our reporting partners Read More