CHAMPAIGN — Although the election ended last November, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is still campaigning.
On Saturday afternoon, the governor met with The News-Gazette editorial board for about 50 minutes, delivering what amounts to a “stump speech” to promote his Illinois Turnaround plan.
Bement Grade School students, staff and community members gathered for the Bryant Cottage State Historic Site organized, “Make a Joyful Sound!” where for four minutes they played a variety of noise makers, band instruments, and bells to mark the 150th anniversary of the surrender on April 9, 1865, of Confederate General Robert E.
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — A man awaiting sentencing for murder escaped from a jail in eastern Illinois Wednesday after beating a guard into unconsciousness, taking his keys and uniform and speeding off in his SUV.
It's not about the big kids on the bus stealing lunch money anymore.
In the 14 years Vic Zimmerman has been in leadership at the Monticello school district, the definition of "bullying" has consistently changed, and he has worked hard to keep up with the term's evolution.
SPRINGFIELD — In hearings before the House and Senate appropriations committees Thursday, outgoing University of Illinois President Robert Easter had to tolerate snide remarks about the UI’s lack of success in basketball this season — particularly since he followed Illinois State President Larry Dietz.
Danville Area Community College's annual Eagle Day Wednesday Feb. 4, 2015. Around 1,000 Vermilion County fourth-graders and members of the public took part in the event, getting a close look at a variety birds of prey. The program is presented by the Office of Wildlife Learning World Bird Sanctuary of St. Louis and is co-sponsored by the Middlefork Audubon Society.
Today marks a new beginning for Illinois.
And a new partnership between the General Assembly and the governor.
Last November, voters made it clear they want bipartisan government. They want a government where people come together to solve problems and get things done.