Coroner: 3 killed In Starved Rock Blast Were Apparently Fishing

NORTH UTICA – A coroner says three men who died after apparently igniting an explosive powder near ’ Starved Rock State Park in north central Illinois appeared to have been fishing along a river before the blast killed them. LaSalle County Coroner Rich Ploch says the black powder was ignited Thursday evening in a hole […]

News Around Illinois – January 22, 2020

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Pritzker Says SIU-Carbondale Project Is Sample Of Higher Ed Improvements CARBONDALE – Illinois Governor JB Pritzker visited the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus Tuesday to highlight the state’s capital program funding for higher education. Pritzker touted over eight million dollars in funding to start planning the renovation and expansion of the campus’ Communications Building, built […]