Governor Signs Mail Ballot, Curbside Voting Expansion Into Law

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law Friday a measure that expands vote-by-mail and curbside voting for all future elections. House Bill 1871, now law effective immediately, revises the state election code to allow election authorities to install drop box sites where voters can submit mail ballots without postage before and on Election Day. […]

217 Today: Friday April 2, 2021

Friday, April 2, 2021 Today’s headlines: One state lawmaker wants to make submitting standardized test scores to colleges and universities permanently optional. Republican Congressman Rodney Davis is telling his fellow Republicans to trust the science and get vaccinated for COVID-19. Rantoul village officials say the first commercial development near the new Family Sports Complex is in the […]

Retail Developer Say New Sports Complex Drew Them To Rantoul

RANTOUL – Village officials in Rantoul have been hoping the Champaign County town’s new Family Sports Complex will attract new commercial development. Now they say a deal on the first such development is in the works. Rantoul officials say an affiliate of Chicago-based developer Core Acquisitions LLC is in the process of buying the vacant […]