Golf cart, trustee pay increase ordinances fail in South Jax

By Ryne Turke on September 28 at 7:14am


A pair of hotly debated items in South Jacksonville were up for vote Tuesday night, but neither passed. The topic of allowing golf carts and recreational off-highway vehicles on village Read More

IC honored for community service hours

By Ryne Turke on September 27 at 11:59am


Illinois College received national recognition on Friday for outstanding service in the community. According to the college, IC was listed on the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Read More

Wage increase could be in the works for Jacksonville aldermen

By Ryne Turke on September 27 at 11:50am


Monday’s City Council workshop included the first reading of an ordinance addressing this topic. Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard says the potential pay raise would be similar to other union negotiated Read More

Corn and soybean harvest in full swing around the state

By Ryne Turke on September 27 at 11:41am


Crop statistician Mark Schleusener recaps the current numbers and says big progress is right around the corner. “Corn harvest reached 24 percent complete, compared to 25 percent last year and Read More

IMA President and Jacksonville native Baise shares thoughts on state economy

By Blake Schnitker on September 26 at 12:25pm


Recent reports claim that Illinois lost 44-hundred manufacturing jobs in the month of August. Greg Baise, a Jacksonville native and President/CEO of the Illinois Manufacturer’s Association, has been touring Illinois Read More