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Thirty-two percent of Iroquois County's 18,559 registered voters went to the polls Tuesday.  Contested races for county board seats in Districts 3 and 4 resulted in one incumbent losing. Osborne Storm of rural...

Watseka special education teacher Josh Harms surfaced in a five-way race and defeated four other candidates to earn the Republican nomination for Illinois’ newly created 106th House District. At a celebration with...

State Rep. Jason Barickman was a surprising easy winner for the GOP nomination for the 53rd Senate District seat in Tuesday's Illinois primary election.. Barickman defeated state Sen. Shane Cultra, 19,713 votes to 11,861...

WATSEKA ---  An Iroquois County board member is questioning the conservative values of board members following a 22-2 vote Tuesday to create a $65,000 job. Jim McCray of Claytonville and Brett Schmid of Gilman cast the...

 A house fire in rural Earl Park did substantial damage in Benton County Monday evening.  Fire officials answered the call to 7196 State Road 71. Firefighters say the fire started around 5 p.m. and was extinguished.  But...

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Indiana to supplement state and local recovery efforts in...

CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois' senators and Gov. Pat Quinn on Sunday sharply criticized a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deny disaster aid to southern Illinois counties ravaged by tornadoes and said they...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- The same collapse that cost Bruce Weber his job will keep Illinois out of the postseason. Illinois (17-15, 6-12 Big Ten) was left out of the NIT on Sunday. Athletic Director Mike Thomas said after...

A man was murdered and another seriously wounded Saturday afternoon in Kankakee. Police reports 24-year-old Tyrone D. Kennedy of Kankakee, was pronounced dead at a local hospital...

The Chief Judge of the 21st Circuit in Illinois has announced cameras will be allowed in Kankakee County Courts. Chief Judge Kathy Bradshaw-Elliott announced Friday that news cameras will be allowed in criminal trial...