Illinois now has the dubious honor of having the highest taxes in the United States, according to an analysis by personal finance website WalletHub, which looked at state and local taxes, income taxes, real estate taxes, sales and excise taxes, and vehicle property taxes... Read More.
A new study says a lot of people moved out of Illinois last year. According to the 44th Annual United Van Lines National Migration Study, Illinois ranked third in the nation as more than 66-percent of the population moved out of state in 2020. According... Read More.
story courtesy of IRN (Illinois Radio Network) Illinois’ final step out of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s multi-phased shutdown of Illinois’ economy to stave off the spread of COVID-19 is a widely distributed vaccine. New polling shows a broad swath of the population would refuse to take... Read More.
Small but mighty has long been a theme for Southern Illinois community colleges, and the commitment of two area colleges has brought them some prestigious recognition. Southeastern Illinois College and Rend Lake College have both been named as eligible candidates for the Aspen... Read More.
Competing for the first time in the US Collegiate Archery Association’s (USCAA) National Intercollegiate Indoor Archery Championships held on Feb. 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Southeastern Illinois College’s Eli Bond missed advancing to the... Read More.
This summer, educators will spend June 24-30 exploring Lincoln’s life and writings in the Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminar “Lincoln Speaks: Words That Transformed a Nation.” Led by renowned Lincoln scholar Michael Burlingame, the Chancellor Naomi B. Lynn Distinguished... Read More.
Not Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rates Metropolitan Area Aug. 2017 Aug. 2016 Over-the-Year Change Bloomington 4.2% 5.3% -1.1 Carbondale-Marion 5.0% 5.9%
Southeastern Illinois College Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) student, Lexie Hopkins of Elizabethtown, along with advisor and SIC business instructor Kelsie Bond-Rodman, travelled to Southern California to join more than 1,800 of America’s best and brightest college students for the PBL National Leadership Conference.
Jennifer Stroughmatt, Retention Coordinator at Wabash Valley College, along with retention coordinators at IECC’s sister institutions, participated in a recent study conducted by Doctoral candidate Pam Schield in research at the University of Wisconsin on two-year public technical and community colleges, looking to find... Read More.
Illinois has been recognized as the top state in the country for road safety, according to The State of Safety report released by the National Safety Council. The report uses a grading system to rank states based on policy and laws pertaining to key... Read More.