• R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week’s rural and farm news roundup examines the growing number of dicamba-related crop damage complaints lodged by farmers in Illinois and across the nation. We also have highlights…

  • Woodford County News Briefs

    Woodford County News Briefs

    STATE DuPage model to downsize government expanded to state Illinois can now tackle consolidating government, with passage of two bills that will make it easier to abolish some units…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week’s farm news roundup offers updates on corn and soybean yield estimates for Illinois and perspective on U.S. Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue’s recent visit with farmers in Chenoa….

STATE NEWS

Solar eclipse amazes viewers of all ages at SIUE

All eyes, protected by approved glasses, were to the sky at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Monday, Aug. 21 as thousands gathered to watch the remarkable solar eclipse….

Illinois kicks off bicentennial events this month

A 100 Day Countdown to the 2017-18 Illinois Bicentennial Celebration will kick off Aug. 26 ‒ Illinois Constitution Day — at the site of the state’s first capital: Kaskaskia Island…

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