Wilmington Region

01/12/2021 - 3:40pm
Just a few weeks into the new year, and the region has already endured a handful of significant snow events. Wilmington Mayor Roy Strong spent time during the Jan. 5 regular meeting of the Wilmington City Council urging residents to be mindful of...

Coal City Region

Capitol News Illinois photos by Peter Hancock
Crews place plywood over windows at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield on Friday, Jan. 15, amid FBI warnings of potential armed protests across the 50 states leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

01/15/2021 - 1:51pm
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker has activated 250 members of the Illinois National Guard amid FBI warnings of potential armed protests at the 50 U.S. state capitols in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Crews could also...

Braidwood Region

01/12/2021 - 6:31pm
Washington, DC – Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) released the following statement ahead of the House votes on impeachment: “Throughout my time in Congress, I’ve sought to do the right thing for the good of the people I represent and for the...

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