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13 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 13 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount... Read More.

2020 Fort Massac Encampment Canceled

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the 2020 Fort Massac Encampment, slated for Oct. 17-18 at Fort Massac State Park, will be canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “The Fort Massac Encampment is one of southern Illinois’ most... Read More.

Local Community Colleges Receive Funding for Critical Capital Projects

Mattoon, IL-State Senator Dale Righter (R-Mattoon) is announcing the release of funding for capital projects at three local community college facilities in the 55th Senate District. As part of the recently approved Fiscal Year 2020 capital budget, funds will be released from the Illinois Capital... Read More.

Pritzker Administration Launches New Resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) to Benefit Students, Educators and Families

Springfield, IL -The Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology (DoIT) announced today the publication of a new website to provide a consolidated resource for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) in Illinois. View the new site at https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/doit-steam/Pages/default.aspx. Organizations across... Read More.

Back to Court: Rep. Bailey Wants Pritzker Held in Civil Contempt

Louisville, IL. – Governor J.B. Pritzker has continually ignored a valid court ruling that his COVID-19 Executive Orders after April 8, 2020 are null and void, according to State Rep. Darren Bailey. “This isn’t about some political battle between me and the Governor, it’s about... Read More.

RWB Music Fest Postponed; Rescheduled for August 2021

[Jasper, Indiana] - The RWB Music Fest (Red, White, & Brauen Music Festival) originally scheduled for Saturday, August 22, 2020, has been postponed until Saturday, August 28, 2021. Craig Morgan and Terri Clark will co-headline the... Read More.