• McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County News Briefs

    McLean County Amazon partnership could bolster new plant         Rivian, which is poised to begin operations in Normal next year, announced this past week a partnership with online…

  • Peoria County News Briefs

    Peoria County News Briefs

    CENTRAL ILLINOIS Area measles cases traced to unvaccinated college students Two cases have been reported in Champaign-Urbana in recent months — the first in January and the second…

  • Kendall County News Briefs

    Kendall County News Briefs

    Kendall Take the plunge for Kendall Special Olympics The Polar Plunge, presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes…

  • DeKalb County News Briefs

    DeKalb County News Briefs

    DeKALB Shoe store to close in bankruptcy DeKalb is losing another national retailer. Discount retailer Payless ShoeSource, Inc. is filing for bankruptcy, and plans to close all of…

  • DuPage County News Briefs

    DuPage County News Briefs

    COUNTY Scholarships available for college, occupational training The DuPage County Department of Community Services is offering college and occupational training scholarships for low-income…

  • McHenry County News Briefs

    McHenry County News Briefs

    McHenry County Proposed rebate plan offers property tax relief The county reported that a proposal to rebate $15 million of Valley Hi Nursing Home’s fund reserve will make most McHenry…

  • Metro East Area News Briefs

    Metro East Area News Briefs

    Edwardsville becoming ‘urban lifestyle’  mecca Edwardsville saw a record $248 million in new construction during 2018, Mayor Hal Patton reported during the city’s annual Business…