Randy Frese, a former Adams County Circuit Clerk, won the Republican Party’s nomination for the open 94th District State Representative seat. While voters largely picked Frese, Warren County voters largely preferred opponent the hometown guy — Marshall Schrader.
The Galesburg Planning and Zoning Commission will be gathering additional input on landscaping after a meeting last night.
The Commission is considering the Landscaping Ordinance after the Galesburg City Council suspended the rule Monday night.
CAHOKIA, Ill. (AP) — A news helicopter that crashed in Seattle, killing a pilot and another man on board, was owned by an Illinois company.
VIENNA, Ill. (AP) — Voters in southern Illinois’ Johnson County have rejected a ballot referendum that could have prompted the county’s governing board to restrict a form of oil drilling.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation is set to honor Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation says more than 40 new members have been selected for an important advisory body on freight issues.
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (AP) — State Sen. Kirk Dillard says even though he lost the GOP nomination for Illinois governor, he “came real close” to winning.