County Highway Administrator Duane Ratermann told the County Board’s Highway, Assessor, and Zoning Committee last night the recent snow melt and mild temperatures which caused flooding along the Spoon River near London Mills, also caused portions of County Highways 17 and 28 to be damaged and have to be repaired — the sort of damage Ratermann says doesn’t usually crop up this early in the year.
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CHICAGO (AP) — A late winter storm dumped more than 5 inches of snow in the Chicago area, causing power outages and headaches for commuters.
CHICAGO (AP) — The snow is moving out of the Chicago area, but it’s leaving behind a few hundred flight cancellations at the city’s two airports.
GIFFORD, Ill. (AP) — Officials in one small Illinois town hit by a tornado last November say the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s denial of the state’s appeal for federal disaster assistance will leave them to make tough financial decisions.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois blood bank says this year’s winter weather has prompted a dwindling supply of blood in parts of the state.
HUNTLEY, Ill. (AP) — An elderly woman who apparently wandered away from her northern Illinois home was later found dead in the snow along a roadside by a passing driver.
GENOA, Ill. (AP) — One of the coldest winters on record in northern Illinois has taken its toll on an annual maple syrup festival.
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP)–Tornado sirens across Illinois are getting ready to sound as part of a statewide emergency preparedness drill.
A search is expected to continue today in Fulton County for a man who is now believed to be missing after being reported as stranded in some flood waters.
LINCOLN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is bracing for the next round of bitter temperatures.