Jacksonville Gets an Instant Winner from the Lottery

By Gary Scott on December 5 at 9:52am

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A Jacksonville man has got a little extra Christmas cash, thanks to a winning Illinois lottery ticket. 23-year-old Brenton Kitson has been identified by Illinois Lottery as the winner in Read More

Preparing your car for the winter weather

By Ryne Turke on December 5 at 6:15am

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With the first snow of the year in the books, West Central Illinois drivers should start preparing their cars for the winter season. David Zink of Zink’s Auto Clinic in Read More

Representative Davidsmeyer shares thoughts on lack of state budget

By Blake Schnitker on December 3 at 10:00am

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State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer of Jacksonville believes the time for Illinois to pass a budget bill is now. At the conclusion of the state’s veto session on Thursday, legislators passed Read More

Group of local Vets joining Dakota Access Pipeline protests

By Blake Schnitker on December 2 at 12:11pm

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Despite the frigid weather, several local Veterans are making the trek to North Dakota this weekend in protest of the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline. Jacksonville natives Tyson Manker, Patrick McKinnon Read More

Lahood Backs the Defense Plan

By Gary Scott on December 2 at 11:48am

An area congressman is supporting a plan to raise pay for the military. 18th district congressman Darin Lahood voted this week for the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year Read More