Holiday Events Scheduled At Springfield State Historic Sites

Old State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD — There are full slates of special events and celebrations scheduled for the holiday season at two state historic sites in Springfield. Santa will be available regularly at the Old State Capitol to collect children’s Christmas wishes and specially themed tours are scheduled for the Dana-Thomas House designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Children […]

Illinois Congressman Continues To Stand By Trump

US Rep. Rodney Davis

A Republican congressman from central Illinois seems to be standing by President Trump. Rodney Davis represents the 13th congressional district, including parts of Champaign, Bloomington, Decatur and Springfield. Davis suggested he’s unconvinced by the impeachment testimony offered so far — saying none of the witnesses claimed they were acting on orders received directly from the […]

News Around Illinois – November 25, 2019

Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s Illinois Terminal

  DOT Grant Gives MTD $17 Million For Terminal Expansion CHAMPAIGN – The largest piece of the funding pie is now in place for the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s Illinois Terminal expansion. That’s after the US Department of Transportation awarded the MTD a grant of more than $17-million for the project. The Illinois Terminal expansion […]

Illinois School Board Group Will Not Support Arming Teachers

school buses

A group representing Illinois school boards has again rejected a resolution supporting teachers and other school employees carrying guns in schools. The Illinois Association of School Boards voted against the measure Saturday during an annual convention. It’s the second consecutive year the group has rejected such a proposal. A resolution would be used to support […]