State Farm helps protect local emergency personnel

By Anthony Engle on October 17 at 2:31pm

The local community became a safer place yesterday evening. A group of people is dedicated to community protection, but what if they become worried about their own home? One of Read More

Washington Elementary closed Tuesday due to heat issue

By Blake Schnitker on October 17 at 12:51pm

An issue with the heating system caused one local elementary school to close its doors yesterday. According to Jacksonville School District 117 Superintendent Steve Ptacek, a component in the heating Read More

New Poll asks about Jacksonville economy

By Anthony Engle on October 17 at 10:25am

Listeners are being directed towards a new poll on the News Radio 1180 WLDS website. The poll question can be found on the right hand side, directly under the search Read More

One trailer hauling truck rear ended another in Scott County

By Anthony Engle on October 16 at 3:54pm

There was a two-vehicle accident involving two truck tractors on Il-106 just west of IL-100 in Scott County today that apparently resulted in significant property damage. An ISP press release Read More

Semi truck rollover on Old Route 54

By Anthony Engle on October 16 at 3:26pm

First reported by our news affiliate, NewsChannel 20 WICS: First responders and firefighters responded to a rollover on Old Route 54, west of New Berlin this afternoon. According to Illinois Read More