COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The towering ketchup bottle that’s a landmark in southwestern Illinois has been up for sale for five months, and apparently no one relishes buying the emblem of roadside Americana.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Jim Edgar will be among several people recognized with honorary degrees from Southern Illinois University at its spring graduation ceremonies.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Police in Kankakee County are investigating after as many as 30 catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles in the last two weeks.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A Southern Illinois racetrack will reopen in 2015 after signing a multi-year agreement with a race promoter.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — It involves painted cellos and world renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. It’s what one organizer calls “a cello-bration.”
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police say officers have responded to a disturbance at Navy Pier, one of the city’s top tourist attractions.
ELGIN, Ill. (AP) — A business group has sued the northern Illinois community of Elgin over a zoning permit granted to a proposed medical marijuana dispensary.
MCCULLOM LAKE, Ill. (AP) — A Philadelphia-based chemical manufacturer has settled lawsuits with more than 30 people who lived near a plant in northern Illinois, ending a legal battle over an alleged brain cancer cluster.
The GHS Silver Streaks boys beat the Rantoul Eagles tonight(12/26) 68-51 in the opening game of the Taylorville Holiday Tournament. This makes the boys 11-0 for the season while Rantoul falls to 1-8 for their season. The boys will be playing again tomorrow in the Taylorville Holiday Tournament against Rochester with a pre-game scheduled for 11:10 in the morning and tip set for 11:30 with play by play from Jim Lee and Brad Benewitz on WGIL, WGIL.com, and the TuneIn app.
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Mary E. Livermore, 94, of Galesburg formerly of Roseville passed away at 1:18 AM Thursday December 25, 2014 at Galesburg Seminary Manor.