SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois environmental authorities are preparing a strategic action plan to reduce the amount of nitrogen and phosphorous in the state’s rivers and lakes.
MOLINE, Ill. (AP) — A Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient will be inducted into the Moline High School Hall of Honor after being denied because he didn’t officially graduate.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The one-year anniversary of deadly tornadoes that struck the central Illinois city of Washington is approaching and the city’s administrator is set to provide a retrospective at Western Illinois University.
CHICAGO (AP) — Nik Wallenda has successfully completed his two skyscraper tightrope walks in Chicago in a spectacle televised to an audience of millions around the world.
Knox County Sheriff David Clague has been advocating for the 9-1-1 sales tax referendum that is on the November 4 ballot.
The Knox County government is asking for voters to approve a 1/4 of 1% sales tax to update the County’s 9-1-1 system. This would mean a tax of just $.25 on a $100.00 purchase. Without the update to the system, there is no 9-1-s service for cell phones in the county and the system could go away completely in the county. We talked about the issue with Knox County Sheriff David Clague on the WGIL Morning News.
It was the end of the line in the Playoffs for the Galesburg Silver Streaks Football Team yesterday, as they lost to Peoria Notre Dame for the second time this season in Class 6A play, 42-7, ending the season at an even 5-5.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — David Johnson ran for 129 yards and two scores, added a 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and become Northern Iowa’s career rushing leader to help the Panthers snap Illinois State’s nine-game win streak with a 42-28 victory on Saturday.