• DuPage County news briefs

    DuPage County news briefs

    DUPAGE COUNTY Ex-probation officer pleads guilty to sexual misconduct A former DuPage County Probation Officer last week entered a plea of guilty to having inappropriate sexual contact…

  • DeKalb County news briefs

    DeKalb County news briefs

    DEKALB Public hearing on June 24  on  community block grant performance  A Public Hearing will be held before the City Council on June 24, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the DeKalb Municipal…

  • Kane County news briefs

    Kane County news briefs

    AURORA Blues in the Fox returns to downtown Blues on the Fox 2019, RiverEdge Park, 360 N. Broadway, Aurora, 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15. Twenty-three years ago a seemingly…

  • Peoria County news briefs

    Peoria County news briefs

     PEORIA The city’s Police Department receives new accreditation After three years of preparation and an extensive review process, the Peoria Police Department was awarded a CALEA…

  • Winnebago County news briefs

    Winnebago County news briefs

    ROCKFORD Park District, YMCA team up for year-round swimming lessons The Rockford Park District and YMCA of Rock River Valley are partnering to better serve communities aquatics needs…

  • McLean County news briefs

    McLean County news briefs

    BLOOMINGTON LINK match coupon program at Farmers Market The Downtown Bloomington Farmers’ Market, through a grant received from LINK Up Illinois, began distributing and redeeming…

  • Tazewell County news briefs

    Tazewell County news briefs

     PEKIN City invites all downtown for street party The city of Pekin is celebrating the official start of summer with a Downtown Street Party on Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22….

STATE NEWS

New director named for Illinois State Museum

  The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) announced the appointment of Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko as director of the Illinois State Museum. The appointment is the result…

Springfield much more than just a state capital

Springfield, Illinois’ state capitol, is much more than just the seat of state and Sangamon County government. The city of Lincoln is also an excellent choice for an overnight or…

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