A remark made by a Democrat member of the Illinois House that many are considering a joke is being pounced on by the Republican party. Earlier this week, Monica Bristow (D-Godfrey) was introducing a...[Read More]
Now State Senator Sam McCann has declared himself a third party candidate for Governor, a Republican colleague in the General Assembly is calling for McCann to call it a day in the legislature.. State...[Read More]
The nation is mourning the passing of First Lady Barbara Bush this week. Allen Lowe is the Executive Director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and he has strong connections to th...[Read More]
Spring is the time of year mushroom hunters most look forward to, and Pere Marquette Lodge in Grafton is inviting anyone that enjoys mushrooms to visit them tomorrow. From 11am - 3pm the lodge is hosting...[Read More]
Two local schools were placed on "soft-lockdown" earlier this (Friday) morning. A phone dialer went out to parents of students at East Alton Middle School and Eastwood Elementary School this morning...[Read More]
Illinois lawmakers want the federal government to continue its subsidization of the state’s high tax burden. When President Donald Trump signed tax reform into law last December, it included...[Read More]
A youth football league that represents 40 teams and 1,300 players south of Chicago is happy there won’t be a vote in the Illinois House on a bill to ban youth tackle football this year, but th...[Read More]
Workers are finding more jobs in Illinois. The state’s unemployment rate continues to fall. The Illinois Department of Economic Security says that joblessness now stands at four point six percent....[Read More]
The Heartlands Conservancy revealed a 20 year Bike and Pedestrian Master Plan for the City of Alton this week. The plan was assembled after public meetings, local study and meetings with city officials...[Read More]
A Republican state lawmaker known for bucking his party and siding with Democrats and unions is running as another option to Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrat J.B. Pritzker. Sam McCann, R-Plainview,...[Read More]
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