Jacksonville superintendent not optimistic new funding formula will pass

By Jim McCabe on April 15 at 1:05pm


District 117 officials are weighing in on a plan to change the funding formula for schools in Illinois. Senator Andy Manar’s proposal would be a single funding formula that will Read More

One percent of Illinois corn planted

By Ryne Turke on April 15 at 1:05pm


During a week that saw severe storms throughout the state, one percent of Illinois corn has been planted. The USDA reports this is the same amount planted at this time Read More

Marijuana ordinance discussion continues

By Jim McCabe on April 15 at 8:25am


Discussion on a proposed marijuana decriminalization ordinance continued prior to last night’s Jacksonville City Council meeting. Aldermen gathered for a Public Protection Committee meeting to give city attorney Dan Beard Read More