Mount Carmel, Ill.— Wabash Valley College has been awarded an Illinois Green Economy Network’s sub-award for its proposed solar project at the college’s Industrial Studies building. The college has been awarded $150,597 to complete the project. The award funds were made available through the Renewable... Read More.
Despite mail in balloting not being a requirement for the 2020 election, White County Clerk Beth Sell says there has been a lot of action on that front. Her office has over and over again reminded the public that they are not required to... Read More.
SOLAR POWER COMING TO THREE AREA WALMART STORES BENTONVILLE, AR/SAN JOSE, CA – Walmart announced Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with SunPower to have the commercial energy provider install solar systems at 19 stores and two distribution centers in Illinois. According to a news... Read More.
By Kay Shipman and Deana Stroisch Capping off a yearlong policy process, county Farm Bureau delegates this week endorsed a new solar energy policy, the organization’s farm bill priorities and strengthened policies related to conservation programs. Illinois Farm Bureau’s new solar policy, originally proposed by White... Read More.
https://www.wfiwradio.com/eclipse/ A live link to NASA's solar eclipse coverage from our sister station WFIW
Mt. Vernon will be buzzing with thousands of visitors passing through to witness the solar eclipse. Hotels are booked and businesses are preparing for the influx of visitors. With extra traffic through our region, Totality Fest provides several events for visitors and residents... Read More.
Mark Stevens, the Administrator for Jefferson County Health Department, was the guest speaker for the Carmi Kiwanis Club on Thursday, Aug. 10. Part of Stevens’ job involves disaster relief, and he and his employees have been... Read More.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced today that campsite reservations are now available at southern Illinois State Parks and the World Shooting and Recreational Complex for visitors making plans to view the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, 2017. Reservations can be... Read More.