Western half of Illinois rainier than East, corn and soybeans steadily progressing

By Anthony Engle on July 17 at 10:54am

The western half of Illinois got more rain than average in the 28th week of the year, while the eastern half of the state was somewhat below par for precipitation. Read More

Congressman LaHood says Trump, administration should hold Putin, Russia “accountable”

By Blake Schnitker on July 17 at 10:22am

A number of Congressman from across the United States are voicing their disapproval of what came out of President Trump’s recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland. Read More

Local theater holding screening of “Suicide: The Ripple Effect,” for suicide prevention & awareness

By Blake Schnitker on July 17 at 7:24am

Suicide rates in the state of Illinois have increased by nearly 25 percent according to a report from the CDC. Not only is the state of Illinois affected by suicide, Read More

Schock trial scheduled to start in late January

By Blake Schnitker on July 16 at 7:20am

The trial of former U.S. Representative Aaron Schock won’t begin until calendars turn over to the year 2019. According to a two-page order filed in court, Schock’s trial has been Read More

Backroads Boutique Crawl – from Jacksonville to Oakford – plans to be the first of many

By Blake Schnitker on July 14 at 9:45am

Four area businesses are hosting a joint gathering today to give folks a chance to travel the back roads of West Central Illinois. Home Girls Boutique here in Jacksonville, as Read More