Mark Mueller sleeps anxiously this time of year. Except when it rains. The northeast Iowa farmer said the corn on his farm near Waverly is slightly shorter than normal for this time of year, but he expects that to change very soon. “Every year, I do more pray for rain in July than I do […]
CHAMPAIGN — Custodians, assistant teachers and other support staff in the Champaign Unit 4 School District are all making at least $15 an hour, as of July 1. Both the school board and members of the Champaign Educational Support Professionals union approved a new, four-year contract last week. “Knowing what we proposed in the very […]
HIGHLAND PARK – As of Wednesday, we know the names of the seven people who died after a mass shooting at Highland Park’s Independence Day Parade. Their names are: Katherine Goldstein, 64 Irina McCarthy, 35 Kevin McCarthy, 37 Jacquelyn Sundheim, 63 Stephen Straus, 88 Nicolas Toledo-Zaragoza, 78 Eduardo Uvaldo, 69 According to CBS Chicago, Uvaldo […]
217 Today: Why was the Independence Day gunman allowed to own firearms after a previous run-in with police?
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 Today’s headlines: A survivor talks about his experience at the Fourth of July parade in Highland Park on July 4 that killed seven people and hospitalized two dozen more. Alleged Highland Park gunman Robert Crimo III has been charged with seven counts of first-degree murder. After hearing gunshots at the Independence […]