Michigan and Illinois have reached a deal with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on funding the next phase of a project to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. The plan calls for installing fish-repelling mechanisms at the Brandon Road Lock and Dam... Read More.
Mike Madigan is now at least six votes shy of what he would need for another term as Illinois House speaker, but the latest Democratic House member to vow her opposition leads the party’s caucus. State Rep. Kathleen Willis, D-Addison, said on Dec. 1 that... Read More.
It’s possible things are finally improving with regards to the novel coronavirus as a slower weekend of new positives has been recorded in the tri county area. Sunday, just 12 total new positives were announced including just 1 in White County. There were 19... Read More.
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol arrested a California man and recovered a missing juvenile from Illinois. Friday morning NSP received information regarding a vehicle believed to be driven by a subject being sought by Illinois Authorities. The suspect, 42-year-old Chandler Saso of Yuba City,... Read More.
A consumer advocacy group is suing utility company Commonwealth Edison in an attempt to refund billions of dollars in customer payments dating back nearly a decade. The Citizens Utility Board filed the suit last Tuesday in federal court, saying ComEd has admitted to years of... Read More.
At the December regular meeting, the Grayville Community Unit School District #1 Board of Education unanimously approved the 2020-2021 Tax Levy, as presented by using the one percent tax to pay for the bond. During Administrative reports, Superintendent of Schools, Julie Harrelson extended her thanks... Read More.
The City of Albion now has an idea of how much it will cost to fix the fencing around its cemetery, and it won’t be cheap. After Albion resident Susan Markman requested the city look into fixing the fencing at a previous meeting of the... Read More.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Friday he’s freezing the implementation of new business tax credits and calling for legislators to stop changes to the state’s income tax framework to save coronavirus-ravaged Illinois just over half a billion dollars. Outraged Republicans called it “just one more hit”... Read More.
Illinois business hit by losses because of COVID-19 restrictions could collectively be on the hook for a half million dollars in liabilities if Governor Pritzker gets his way. The governor wants to eliminate state-level tax benefits created as a form of economic relief when Congress... Read More.
Residents across Illinois might soon be able to eat indoors again, as regions will be eligible to have COVID-19 mitigations rolled back starting January 15. Each region's coronavirus data will determine if it can fall back into tier 2 mitigations or have no mitigations at... Read More.