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Chilly temps early this week, some communities reporting the low to mid 40-degree range.  But the warm up will find readings in the 70s by late-morning each day.  A sunny sky with an expected high at 71 today...

Ameren Illinois has announced funding is available for small businesses and nonprofits that have fallen behind on their electric bills. Under the company’s COVID-19 Economic Hardship Recovery Program, one-time grants of up to...

Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday.  In an announcement on social media, the family said Powell had been fully...

There is a push to allow cities and towns in Illinois to conduct business remotely at any time. Currently, the governor or the state health department must issue an emergency proclamation before a government body can conduct any...

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) announced Thursday, October 14, 2,644 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19.  According to ISDH, 994,079 people in Indiana have been diagnosed with...

Illinois farmland prices are on the increase. A survey of members of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers shows in the first half of 2021, there was a 20% increase in the price of Illinois...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) reported (Friday) 15,669 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 184 additional deaths since reporting last Friday, October 8, 2021. Of...

It’s been a part of the Hoopeston business community for more than 31 years. Now the owners say it’s time to retire. Henning’s Restaurant will close its doors October 27th. Owners Dan & Shirley say the popular Route 1 eatery...

Americans think the government is doing too much. That's the conclusion from a new Gallup poll which found 52-percent say the government is taking on roles that individuals and businesses should do. Forty-three percent want more...

A Kankakee man is jailed on a $10-million bond for his alleged part in a double homicide near Danville last month. 21-year-old Darryl Jordan was arrested on a warrant.  He's charged with several counts of murder and...