Statement by Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on How Ag Export Surge Boosted GDP Growth
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The 10 Safest Cities In Illinois
A new report details which places are the safest in Illinois.
Flooding concerns along the Illinois River
Officials are warning some residents near the Illinois River to be ready for an evacuation order. Governor J.B. Pritzker joined other government officials to tour flooding along the Illinois River Friday. Revised crest projections indicate river levels will be high for days in some places. Officials say residents in river communities need a family evacuation plan in place, in the event they're asked to evacuate. 94.1 WGFA
American Pickers in Illinois in June
Written by Kendra Tillman American Pickers in Illinois in June The American Pickers are heading to Illinois next month. Mike and Frank from the popular television show that airs on the History channel are looking for leads throughout the region with interesting items and collections to sell. All interested parties can contact Cat Raynor by phone at 1-855-OLD-RUST (653-7878) or email AmericanPickers@cineflix.com.
Dutch Reach to be in Illinois Rules of the Road
The Dutch Reach is being added to the Illinois Rules of the Road and driver’s education in the New Year. That’s when you reach with the hand farthest away from the car door to open it. Reaching across your body turns your head to check blind spots before opening the car door. Starved Rock Cycl
Baby Makes 100 for Illinois Grandparents
Grandkids and great-grandkids, that is; Leo and Ruth Zanger 'love them all'
How to Check Road Conditions for Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois
Here's how to find out the road conditions in your area before you leave the house.
Illinois Budget Deficit To Top $6B
(AP) – Fiscal forecasters for the Illinois General Assembly estimate the state’s end-of-year budget deficit …
Illinois Issues: What’s It Gonna Take To Get A Budget?
Commentary: Could a reborn Mushroom Caucus be the key to breaking the political impasse that has Illinois’ financial health at death’s doorstep? The self-deprecatory moniker was coined a generation ago by a group of legislative backbenchers who complained they were kept in the dark by their leaders and fed horse (manure).
Audio Highlights: Wisconsin 49, Illinois 20
Hear all of Matt Lepay's biggest calls from Wisconsin's 49-20 win over Illinois on Saturday as the Badgers win Homecoming!
Dog stuck at the top of Pillsbury mill in Illinois
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A dog appears to be stuck at the top of the Pillsbury Mills plant in Springfield, as of Monday afternoon. As of around 3:30 p. m. , the dog was seen walking around the top, looking for a way to get down. This dog was seen stuck at the top of the Pillsbury Plant in Springfield. (WICS) WICS and WRSP reporters were told that police and animal control are aware of the situation. They were contacted with a request…
Illinois’ Unpaid Bills Hit Milestone
Written by Kendra Tillman >>Illinois’ Unpaid Bills Hit Milestone Illinois’ total of unpaid bill is enough to saddle every man, woman, and child in the state with a thousand dollars of debt. The state’s comptroller on Friday said Illinois’ backlog of unpaid bills hit 12-point-eight billion dollars. Comptroller Susana Mendoza says Illinois is in the middle of a “historic financial meltdown” that’s only expected to get worse.
Warm Spring Could Be Coming To Illinois
Written by Kendra Tillman >>Warm Spring Could Be Coming To Illinois Illinois could be looking at a warm spring. State Climatologist Jim Angel says the state and much of the midwest have an increased chance of above normal temperatures in April. Similar conditions are expected from April to June.
Rauner’s top ag officials resign
The state's two top ambassadors for Illinois agriculture resigned Thursday Phil Nelson, a LaSalle County farmer who had served as Gov. Bruce Rauner's agriculture director for just nine months, and Patrick Buchen, who served a short stint as manager of the two state fairs, left their posts. The governor's office made the announcement Rauner's office offered no explanation for their departure but said Nelson will remain…
POLL: Should Illinois Legalize Recreational Pot?
Legalized pot seems destined to become law in Illinois. But should it be? Let us know.
POLL: Should Illinois Legalize Recreational Pot?
You could soon be able to legally smoke pot in Illinois for recreation. Is it a welcome change with great revenue opportunity, or is a slippery slope towards more crime? Weigh in.
What’s In Illinois’ New Budget, What’s Not And What’s Next?
After a two-year political war, Illinois lawmakers finally approved a budget Thursday, but the package leaves some big issues unresolved.
University Of Illinois Named Top Party School
Iowa Dunks Illinois To Move On At Big 10 Tourney
Iowa ends their four game losing streak and blasts Illinois at the Big 10 Tournament!