SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State agriculture officials say wet, cold weather has kept Illinois farmers out of their fields this spring. Only 1 percent of the corn crop has been planted.
Daily the Illinois River is flooded with barges transporting bulk commodities up and down the river.
DECATUR, Ill. (AP) — Weather has been affecting an $89 million dredging project on Lake Decatur.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A recent proposal to raise the Illinois fuel tax to pay for state transportation costs is meeting opposition.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cook County medical examiner says a University of Chicago student found dead in his campus dorm room in February died of alcohol poisoning.
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — A group in Great Britain plans to erect a memorial to the 11 people who died during a military plane crash just after the end of World War II, including a man from Quincy.
A town meeting Sunday attempted to share the goals – developed in response to the program offered through the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.