• R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    The nation’s eyes turned briefly on the needs of agriculture — as it relates to trade — when the president stumped for inland waterways infrastructure repairs funding as part…

  • Woodford County News Briefs

    Woodford County News Briefs

    COUNTY Historic Lee log cabin opens for visitors The 181-year-old Lee Log Cabin has a new roof and is ready for Sunday open houses. Volunteers will be on site from 1-4 p.m. on Sundays…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    We top this week’s news roundup with Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue’s full statement regarding President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the multi-nation Paris climate accord….

STATE NEWS

State pays tribute to African-American veterans

The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) hosted a tribute to African American Veterans Feb. 8 at the National Guard Armory in Urbana. The ceremony honored all African…

Illinois Congressional delegation: How they voted

Report for week ending February 9, 2018.   UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Sexual Harassment In U.S. House: The House on Feb. 6 passed a bipartisan bill (HR 4924) that would…

Term limits sought for legislative leaders

Illinois House Republicans are pushing legislation that would limit state legislative leaders to a decade in power. Legislation proposed by state Rep. Thomas Bennett (R-Gibson City)…

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