Tri-County Industrial Park recognized as only Ameren ELITE site in Illinois

By Blake Schnitker on September 19 at 12:34pm

Many local residents are anticipating the opening of Jacksonville’s new Tri-County Industrial Site on East Morton. The 82-acre site located at 2250 East Morton received some high praise recently from Read More

Car vs Tow Truck collision on I-72 leaves one hospitalized

By Blake Schnitker on September 19 at 5:59am

A Pawnee man was hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident on I-72 in Morgan County yesterday evening. According to Illinois State Police District 9, the crash occurred just before 6:30 p.m. Read More

Abnormally dry conditions in area over past month and a half

By Blake Schnitker on September 19 at 5:58am

West central Illinois and the rest of the state has experienced abnormally dry conditions over the past month or so despite some slight rain yesterday evening. It’s been so dry Read More

State Rep. Davidsmeyer discusses Currie, Madigan’s decisions to not seek re-election

By Blake Schnitker on September 18 at 12:53pm

There were some major announcements coming out of Springfield last week regarding a pair of top state politicians choosing not to seek re-election in 2018. With Barbara Flynn Currie and Read More

Citywide Jeans Day to support Prairieland United Way Campaign

By Blake Schnitker on September 18 at 8:49am

The local United Way branch is holding a fundraising effort throughout the area later this week. Prairieland United Way’s community-wide project known as “Citywide Jeans Day” on Thursday in an Read More