Central Illinois Gazette
One day after he said the results of an internal investigation would be made public, State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has deferred to his attorney who says the findings of an independent investigation won't be revealed.
A federal lawsuit filed last week by a former treasurer's office employee contained allegations of sexual harassment and political coercion.
13th Congressional District Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Taylorville) released the following statement on Congress failing to come to an agreement to fund federal government operations:
SPRINGFIELD — Given a second chance, a bill to prohibit smoking on all public university campuses in Illinois was approved by the Illinois Senate.
Last week, the measure, SB 2202, fell five votes short of passing the Senate, and it was placed on "postponed consideration."
In 1913, Champaign is to have a new and modern motion picture theater, one that will be the equal of anything in the Middle West. Mark and Bert Cooper are to build a theater on the T.D. Wilson lot on Church Street, just west of the Trevett & Mattis Bank, and work will begin in a short time.
Daily dose: Local history, Koch brothers, Mike Thomas in Springfield, possible drinking problem, Rodney Davis and Ann CallisThu, 04/25/2013 - 7:56am | Tom Kacich
In 1913, 5.18 inches of rain has fallen in Champaign in the last four days and it is little wonder that basements in all parts of the city are flooded and creeks in the vicinity are overflowing their banks. With the heavy rains has come high winds. Gusts reached 41 mph Sunday afternoon. A lake has formed on North Willis Avenue where 3 acres are covered with water.
National Weather Service analysis shows most of ChampagnCounty got about 3 to 4 inches of snow Thursday evening and night.
Greater amounts (4 to 6 inches) fell in Decatur, Litchfield and Pana, and lesser amounts (1 to 3 inches) in Danville, Bloomington-Normal, Charleston-Mattoon and Paris.