The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is developing and implementing plans to move… Read more
What began as an exuberant day on April 14, 1865 for a president and a nation weary of war, ended suddenly and without warning by late evening when an assassin shot the president in Ford’s Theatre and altered the course of American history.
After careful consideration, the Illinois Valley Striders announce the 47th running of the Steamboat Classic will be held on Saturday, June 19, at 8 a.m. with special safety modifications. Online registration is available now at www.steamboatclassic.org. Event organizers outline the initia…
The next special exhibit at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will explore the amazing musical history of Illinois by putting the spotlight on legends like rockers Cheap Trick, jazz great Miles Davis, bluegrass queen Alison Krauss and “king of soul” Sam Cooke.
Illinois is home to 27 million acres of prime farmland, and as the spring temperatures warm, farmers will be taking their implements and heading to the fields across the state. Drivers and farmers alike are urged to be extra cautious during the hectic planting season.
The Lincoln Academy of Illinois released its “The Lincoln Laureates” podcast series episode with astronaut and Lincoln Laureate, Capt. James Lovell Jr. on April 11, 2021, the 51st anniversary of the historic launch of the Apollo 13 manned mission to the moon that Lovell commanded.
DeeMack Lady Chief Ellie Schmidgall (8) attacks the net during DeeMack volleyball's 25-7, 25-13 victory over Fisher on Thursday, March 25 in Mackinaw.
The Morton Potters varsity football team hosted the Washington Panthers on Friday, April 2. Coming into Friday’s game, Morton was 1-1 and Washington was 2-0. First half scoring was dominated by Washington as they scored with just under nine seconds left in the second quarter to go into hal…
After nearly a year and a half since the previous home varsity football game, the Washington Panthers hosted the Dunlap Eagles Friday Evening, March 26. After a scoreless first quarter, Dunlap got on the board first with a touchdown in the second and went into halftime with a 7-0 lead. Both …