$20 Million In Projects Planned For University of Illinois Willard Airport

University of Illinois Willard Airport

SAVOY  — More than $20 million in construction is planned at Willard Airport in central Illinois during the next two years. The News-Gazette reports that the work includes reconstruction of a runway, an added taxiway and a redone entrance road to the University of Illinois-owned airport in Savoy. Airport officials also expect a new U.S. […]

Illinois, Michigan Set To Usher In Recreational Pot Sales

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ANN ARBOR, Mich.  — James Daly is eager to make marijuana history on Sunday, when he plans to open the doors to Arbors Wellness, beckon the lengthy line outside and legally start selling recreational pot for the first time in the Midwest. [perfectpullquote align=”left” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=””] Marijuana in Illinois: Starts Jan. […]

Rural & Urban Areas Urged To Reduce Chemical Runoff Into Water

Illinois’ Department of Agriculture published its bi-annual study that looked at how to improve water quality by cutting down on pollutants that runoff into streams and rivers. Officials are mainly concerned with stopping excess nitrogen and phosphorus runoff. If too much of the stuff flows into a waterway, the chemicals can suck the oxygen out […]