On Tuesday, East Central Illinois voters will cast their ballots in civic centers, fire stations, churches, American Legion buildings, YMCAs, town halls ... and Randy Dean's two-car garage.
Yes, they play a high level of basketball in Illinois.The numbers don’t lie: 236 players from state high schools are on current Division I rosters. The players are spread across 30 conferences and 114 schools.
Three University of Illinois students — each of whom has won impressive prizes for technological innovation — have combined forces to form a new company, Lumenous.
Businessman Bruce Rauner has demonstrated that he has the resources and the message to represent the Republican Party in this year's race for governor.
East Central Illinois has become a hotbed of tango enthusiasts.
Before going into a screening last week of "Life Itself" in Chicago, I thought I pretty much knew all there was to know about its subject, Roger Ebert.