Kathy Sweedler is a consumer economics educator at the University of Illinois Extension. Contact her at 217-333-7672 or email@example.com.
A recent state report shows that while video-gambling revenue continues to increase at a brisk pace, other options are struggling.
The recommendation came in response to a feasibility study released in August that said such a casino would not be feasible given the 'onerous tax and fee structure' that lawmakers imposed.
How far along is this year’s corn crop?
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the University of Illinois geologist who is part of a team that has developed new computer models to help researchers better forecast volcanic eruptions.
If you have an agreement with the next-door neighbor to share maintenance of the fence that runs right down the middle of the property line, is that agreement an estate interest or a license? Don’t know the difference?
Illinois Gaming Board administrator Marcus D. Fruchter said there's no timetable for when the rules will be finalized and licenses will be issued.
Three recently opened businesses will intravenously provide hydrating fluids to clients — sometimes with medications, vitamins and/or nutritional supplements added — and vitamin shots without fluids. And if you want a breath of fresh air, they've got oxygen to enjoy too.
Beginning Wednesday, six of them will host sessions at the Champaign Public Library designed to give those interested an idea of what the job requires and what options they may have, assess them for success in a court-reporting program and let them get their hands on a steno machine.
About 20 showed Wednesday for the village's second attempt at a discussion, with five speaking up. Two were strongly in favor of sales and taxation, while the other three expressed various degrees of concern.
Deputy Director of Finance Tami Ogden said that counties are authorized to impose a tax of up to 3 percent on sales in incorporated areas and 3.75 percent in unincorporated areas.
Democratic Treasurer Laurel Prussing said a staffing shortage has been keeping her from supplying certain reports demanded by Republican Jim Goss, the board’s finance committee chairman, who said he hasn’t received bank-account reconciliation reports since February and state-required financial reports since March.
Poeta Training Center, a which offers wrestling and fitness programs year-round, has leased the main gym of the Sangamon on Main co-working facility and additional space totaling about 4,300 square feet for its second location.
How does one keep the natives — aka Illinois taxpayers — from getting restless? Don’t tell them the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Jeri Lynn Collins, who owns the vacant, century-old building with her husband, Chris, said they have developed a new partnership with former Danville bankers Craig and Kim Campbell.
The permit was issued earlier this month for 1409 N. Prospect Ave., C, the former Prospect Auto lot between Dos Reales and Danville Gardens Too.
The new store will open by the end of October, said Jennifer Prance, spokeswoman for the franchisee, MBR Management led by Mark Ratterman.
Linda Hewerdine's Society for Hooved Animal Rescue and Emergencies houses as many as 72 of them at a time at her farm outside Dewey. Many will find safe, new homes.
Tailgating season outside Memorial Stadium and the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon are two of the more visible times that two area companies' vital services come into play.
Staff writer Paul Wood chats with the UI chemistry professor, who is leading a team that is inventing new ways to break down the polyurethane that makes up close to 10 percent of our landfills and repurpose it in useful ways, such as adhesives.
Tom Bruno said if the state raises the limit on the number of these facilities in 2021, he would welcome one in Champaign County as they 'typically employ well in excess of 100 employees, maybe 150 employees. The jobs often pay well above the minimum wage, maybe $15 an hour.' His only concern? 'It's a fragrant crop.'