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  • Now that's a canon: Artillery accompanies Sterling Muni Band

    The Chicago Mercantile Battery fire off cannons Wednesday evening as the Sterling Municipal Symphony Band plays the national anthem at Grandon Civic C ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana patients now number 2,600

    CHICAGO (AP) – With the number of Illinois medical marijuana patients inching slowly upward to 2,600 ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • More cars expected on Illinois Tollway this July Fourth

    DOWNERS GROVE (AP) – The Illinois Tollway in the northern part of the state will be more crowded thi ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Emails: Top officials aware of private address

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Senior Obama administration officials, including the White House chief of staff, k ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Central Illinois deputies get life-saving overdose kits

    DECATUR (AP) – Sheriff’s deputies in Macon County in central Illinois are learning to save lives by ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Alton relocates holiday fireworks launch site after flooding

    ALTON (AP) – Flooding on the Mississippi River has forced Alton city officials to find another launc ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Former Illinois treasurer employees sue over firings

    CHICAGO (AP) – Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Chicago's incremental minimum wage increase takes effect

    CHICAGO (AP) — Minimum wage earners in Chicago will see a $1.75 hourly bump.A city law raising the m ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Illinois reminds commercial drivers about new license rules

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) – Illinois state officials wants to remind commercial motor vehicle operators start ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Kraft shareholders approve sale of company to Heinz

    NORTHFIELD (AP) – Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup-maker H.J. Hei ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Support Groups, Clubs, and Services

    Friday, July 3Childhood immunization clinic; women, infants and children clinic; and family planning ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • Central Illinois man withdraws permit application for zoo

    ARTHUR (AP) – A central Illinois man has pulled his request for a special-use permit to build a zoo ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • P'town couple's pal, 'Elvis,' putting on benefit concert

    KEWANEE – A Prophetstown couple are channeling The King to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
    July 1, 2015 - 9:39 pm
  • Idol singer to perform at wine/beer/martini tasting fundraiser

    DIXON – Laissez les bons temps rouler!Morrison native Alex Fischbach, who performed on American Idol ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:40 pm
  • 'Into the Woods' to hit park stage

    STERLING – Sauk Valley Community College’s Theatre Department and Woodlawn Arts Academy will come together again next week for Shakespeare in the Park ...
    July 1, 2015 - 9:39 pm
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