Illinois Supply Chain Management Training Program to Provide Employment Opportunities While Addressing Growing Demand for Talent CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced a new training program designed to prepare more residents for roles in Illinois’ growing... Read More.
Preparedness actions can prevent injuries, reduce property damage SPRINGFIELD – In recognition of the earthquake risk posed by the New Madrid and Wabash Valley seismic zones, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies are promoting earthquake preparedness throughout the... Read More.
Belleville, Ill. (Nov. 30, 2020) – With colder weather arriving across the state, Illinois American Water is reminding homeowners to take steps to prevent water damage from frozen and burst pipes. Before temperatures are below freezing customers should: Check sprinkler or irrigation systems. Make sure... Read More.
Olney, Ill. -- Illinois Eastern Community Colleges is preparing for the return of students to the classroom when the Fall Semester begins August 20. The Presidents and Deans at Frontier Community College, Lincoln Trail College, Olney Central College, and Wabash Valley College have... Read More.
Drivers Reminded to Prepare Vehicle for Winter For many area drivers, the early blast of winter weather came sooner than they would like. Now locals must quickly prepare their vehicle in case of an emergency situation. IDOT put out a recommended winter emergency kit that includes: Jumper cables Flares/reflectors ... Read More.
Pictured are: (front row, l-r) Angelica Harrelson of Eldorado, Kaydee Dycu of Mt. Vernon, and Cheriaca Huntley of Carrier Mills. (back row, l-r) Jordan Fricks of Eldorado, Chanse Tullis of Springerton, Donovyn... Read More.
The Illinois State Police (ISP) and the American Legion announced plans for the 46th Annual American Legion Youth Police Camp (ALYPC) at Camp Lincoln, located at 1301 North MacArthur Boulevard, Springfield, Illinois, June 24-29, 2018. Dozens... Read More.
Career and Technical Education (CTE) prepares individuals for high-skilled, in-demand employment that furthers Illinois’ global competitiveness. Last year, roughly two-thirds (62.2%) of all Illinois community college graduates earned a CTE degree or certificate. CTE programs offer flexible scheduling, work-based learning, and stackable credentials that... Read More.
Some of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in North America rocked the mostly rural central U.S. between December 1811 and February 1812, including parts of southern Illinois. The strongest earthquakes in this series were estimated to be around magnitude 8.0, and were felt as... Read More.
Illinois State Police (ISP) Director Leo P. Schmitz is reminding motorists to take the necessary safety precautions to prevent senseless tragedies during the upcoming Christmas and New Year season. ISP will be working to reduce fatal crashes and arrest... Read More.