HIGHLAND, Ill. (AP) — Teachers in a southwestern Illinois’ Highland School District appear headed to the picket lines, shutting down the schools as part of a labor dispute.
DEKALB, Ill. (AP) — An almost 30 percent increase in international students has helped Northern Illinois University record its lowest drop in enrollment in five years.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford’s public schools will undergo a safety and security assessment as part of a $250 million, 10-year facilities improvement plan.
OTTAWA, Ill. (AP) — LaSalle County officials cleared the way for expansion of a sand mine this week, voting to allow construction of a sand-processing and transportation facility.
AURORA, Ill. (AP) — A second bird in one of Chicago’s western suburban counties has tested positive for West Nile virus, the Kane County Health Department announced Wednesday.
Ryan Rickets is a 2011 GHS graduate who played football, basketball and track for the Silver Streaks. He is currently the starting left guard for the Western Illinois University football team. Ryan will graduate from Western in December but will return as a fifth year player for the Leathernecks next season. We had a chance to chat with Ryan about his high school experience in Galesburg and his career at WIU on the WGIL Morning News.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Events were planned Thursday across Illinois to mark the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks.
BENTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in federal prison for falsely telling an FBI agent he knew of a plot to disrupt the 2012 general election with weapons and explosives.