MADISON COUNTY - Jeff Connor dominated the Madison County Republican Party Sheriff’s Primary race with a 14,619 to 7,243-vote victory over Jeff Larner on Tuesday night. There was not a Democrat on the ballot for sheriff. Connor was interviewed after the ballots were counted at a post-election... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Republican and Democratic party nominations for the Madison County Board were decided on Tuesday in the primary elections as voters from both parties turned out to nominate their candidates who will run in the General Election on Nov. 8. Here are the results for Madison County... read more
JERSEYVILLE - The results of the 2022 Jersey County Primary Election have officially been announced. The county will see its first new nominee for County Coroner in nearly 30 years as several new party nominees are set to compete in the Midterm Elections this November. Voters nominated Kevin... read more
GRAFTON - The citizens of Grafton overwhelmingly voted to pass a ½% Non-Home rule sales tax to support their police department and municipal operations in Tuesday’s ballot referendum by a 71 percent vote. “The Police Chief and I are extremely grateful to the citizens of Grafton... read more
ALTON - Get ready for a fireworks road trip to southwest Illinois with local communities ready to light up the night skies with a variety of fireworks shows starting Saturday, July 2 and running through Monday, July 4. Several communities in the Great Rivers & Routes region of southwest Illinois... read more
WOOD RIVER - Thanks to the foresight of the leadership for Wood River Township and their consultant Good Energy LP, its residents located in the unincorporated areas of the township are protected from the increasing costs of electric supply. Along with several other local communities and other townships,... read more
SPRINGFIELD – “Summertime, and the living is easy …” so goes the classic song, but if it is even slightly warm outside, and with the loud celebrations the season brings, pets are at risk if not given the proper foresight and protection for their human caretakers, making summe... read more
(THE CONVERSATION) - Corporate America – once known for carefully avoiding public stances on hot button issues – has, in recent years, become increasingly outspoken on a host of thorny topics, from gay rights to the war in Ukraine . That makes its relative silence in the face o... read more
WEST ALTON, IL – The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, will temporarily close Riverlands Way and Maple Island Access Area in West Alton for the Fourth of July Weekend. Riverlands Way will be closed beginning the evening of July 1 st at 7:00 pm until 7:00 am the following... read more
SPRINGFIELD - Incumbent Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker will face Republican nominee Darren Bailey in November, while freshman Congresswoman Mary Miller, who had the backing of former President Donald J. Trump, defeated 13th District representative Rodney Davis for the Republican nomination... read more

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