ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — An effort is underway in Rockford to raise enough money to save the intricate entryway left standing after a January fire destroyed the former home of Rockford Cabinet Co.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois climate experts say this February was the seventh coldest on record in the state.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Deion Lavender scored 12 points and grabbed five rebounds to help lead ninth-seeded Southern Illinois past eighth-seeded Missouri state 55-48 in the first round of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament on Thursday night.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP)– Pumpkin pie could be the new official state pie of Illinois.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — DeKalb County communities recycled more than a quarter-ton of computers, TVs and other electronics since it hired a new company to handle “e-waste” a year ago.
Officials say New Life Electronics Recycled in Oswego provides statistics unavailable from a previous contractor.
The (DeKalb) Daily Chronicle reports the company rotates pickup sites among DeKalb, Genoa (JEHN’-oh-wuh), Sandwich, Sycamore and Waterman.
DeKalb collected the largest amount _ more than 234,000 pounds _ and saw a jump in junked TVs after the new year.
Mark Espy is DeKalb’s assistant director of public works. He says post-Christmas disposals are television-heavy because of Santa’s generosity
New Life president Matt Gatz says hardware from the items is salvaged, leaving a bounty of “precious matters” such as plastic, copper, aluminum, glass and lead.
CHICAGO (AP) –The U.S. Coast Guard is warning people to stay off of ice-covered lakes and waterways as temperatures begin to rise.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) –Authorities say a 68-year-old Belleville woman has died after suffering serious injuries in a house fire.
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The Naperville Police Department is offering its lobby for anyone who wants to make sure transactions that started online end safely.