LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is bracing for the next round of bitter temperatures.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is getting a federal emergency grant to help pay for cleanup and recovery from last spring’s severe storms.
It must take a certain kind of person to voluntarily jump into Lake Storey…in February…when the water temperature is below freezing and as much as a 17-inch-deep sheet of ice had to be cleared from part of the lake first.
A local lawmaker has introduced more legislation in Springfield that is designed to help local emergency medical technicians, especially in smaller, more rural areas.
Legislation introduced earlier this month by State Representative Don Moffitt was approved would allow pre-Hospital Registered Nurses to provide services on emergency vehicles regardless of what level of ambulance they’re assigned to.