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OXFORD, Ind. -    A house and garage were destroyed by fire early today (Fri) in Benton County, Indiana.  No injury was reported in Oxford.  The fire broke out around 12:45 am in the 400-block of E. Benton...

With the prospect of more hot weather for the next several days, Ameren Illinois is advising customers on how to stay safe and cool while better managing their electricity usage. Typically, residential customers use more...

The classics of the opera in Iroquois County is being celebrated this year.  Sugar Creek Symphony & Song, featuring Watseka native Helen Todd, is now 10-years-old. And the talents of Puchini will find the...

CHICAGO (AP) -- Temperatures in Illinois are forecast to top 100 degrees by Thursday, and authorities are urging the public to be cautious. The rest of the week is expected to bring temperatures in the lower and...

— Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is on a six-day, non-taxpayer funded economic development trip to South Korea. “On behalf of Illinois businesses, I look forward to strengthening existing relationships and building...

HOOPESTON — People in northern Vermilion County and southern Iroquois County who want to continue their education or training at Danville Area Community College won't have to commute to Danville to do that much...

  CHICAGO — Outgoing Congressman Don Manzullo says he's moving on after losing a tough primary battle with a fellow Republican incumbent. The Republican is also calling for...

SPRINGFIELD, IL– In recognition for her years of advocacy and leadership in the legislature on behalf of Illinois firefighters, state Rep. Lisa Dugan (D-Bradley) was presented with the Glen Walters Legislative Awardfrom the...

An Iroquois County jury Thursday convicted a Chebanse man for residential Burlgary and Criminal trespass to property.  19-year-old Dillon Palenik faces 4-15 years in prison when he’s sentenced in August. The jury took just...

Cautious optimism is the word from Illinois officials as the state’s  unemployment rate fell in May. It’s the fourth consecutive drop this year. According to data released Thursday by the Illinois Department of Employment...