IMA President and Jacksonville native Baise shares thoughts on state economy

By Blake Schnitker on September 26 at 12:25pm


Recent reports claim that Illinois lost 44-hundred manufacturing jobs in the month of August. Greg Baise, a Jacksonville native and President/CEO of the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association, has been touring Illinois Read More

Five people hospitalized after single-car accident

By Blake Schnitker on September 26 at 10:34am


A single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning left five people hospitalized with serious injuries. According to a report from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, the vehicle was eastbound on Old State Read More

Salvation Army ready for HOPS decoration sale

By Ryne Turke on September 26 at 8:23am


The Jacksonville Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary will host its annual fall sale at the end of the month. Major Katie Pinkston spoke with WLDS-WEAI News about the Holiday’s On Parade Read More

Four-county area unemployment rate continues to fall

By Blake Schnitker on September 24 at 10:03am

Unemployment rates in West Central Illinois continue to fall and remain among the best in the state. Ron Payne from the Illinois Department of Employment Security says that the four-county Read More

Duvendack reaches out to drivers during Farm Safety Week

By Ryne Turke on September 24 at 9:49am


Here’s a friendly reminder to drive with caution on country roads as harvest season is in full swing. With this being farm safety week, Morgan County Sheriff Randy Duvendack says Read More