Politics and Government
BELVIDERE, Ill. (AP) — A teachers union has notified a Boone County school district of its members' intent to strike after they declared an impasse in contract negotiations.
CHAMPAIGN — A new pay-by-cell parking option is expected to be in place by November at 1,800 meters throughout the city.
OAKWOOD — Runoff into a pond at Kickapoo State Park has prompted state officials to close that body of water to the public and notify the Illinois attorney general's office for possible enforcement action.
DANVILLE — U.S. Rep. John Shimkus, R-Collinsville, will hold open office hours at his Danville office on Sept. 25.
Officials also authorize court coordinator job
URBANA — Champaign County Board members approved by voice vote Thursday night an increase in charges for private-pay residents at the county nursing home.
MONTICELLO — Monticello school board members saw rough mockups of five different places a new high school could be built. All are near the current high school, in the southern portion of town.