The State of Illinois says statistics indicate unemployment rates have declined across Illinois for the second consecutive month. However, that’s year-to-year. Month-to-month tells a different story locally.
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The post-season begins tonight for the small-school boys basketball teams in Illinois. Locally, the class 1A tournament is in Abingdon, where the only game of the night has the Ridgewood Spartans playing the West Prairie Cyclones.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State officials say an Illinois Department of Transportation worker has died in an accident in Stark County in central Illinois.
Knox and Monmouth will meet for the second and final time this season in college basketball tonight. The Fighting Scots won the first matchups in men’s and women’s play, and will be looking for a season sweep on their homecourt.
It looks like tomorrow’s anticipated snowy weather will hold off this evening, so a number of the area girls high school basketball games can be played. One of those is in Abingdon, where the Tornados will host North Fulton. In Monmouth, the Titans will clash with West Hancock. A couple of other area teams will be on the road, as United travels to Wethersfield and ROWVA heads for Stark County.