USDA Crop Progress and Conditions: Week ending August 12th

By Anthony Engle on August 14 at 12:31pm

Warmer and drier conditions caused fields to decline slightly. Last week, the average rainfall in the state of Illinois was 0.92 inches, on par with recorded measurements in the 33rd Read More

Congressman LaHood shares thoughts on ongoing trade war with China

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 10:27am

Farmers across America and particularly west central Illinois aren’t hiding their displeasure with the ongoing trade war with China. Despite the negative impact the trade war looks to have on Read More

City Council approves resolution to begin work on local school walking routes

By Blake Schnitker on August 14 at 6:57am

Jacksonville aldermen passed a resolution for preliminary construction engineering services for improving walking routes to local schools at last night’s meeting. During the workshop portion of last night’s city council Read More

County residents raise concerns over wind ordinance at Board meeting

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 1:00pm

More than a dozen communities members showed up to voice their concerns regarding a wind ordinance during this morning’s Morgan County Commissioners meeting. The majority of those in attendance at Read More

Petersburg man struck by moving vehicle on I-72 over the weekend

By Blake Schnitker on August 13 at 7:15am

A Petersburg man remains hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle while walking along the interstate this weekend. According to reports from Illinois State Police, 32-year old Matthew Wallick, of Read More