PAXTON — The Ford County Public Health Department is offering the Shingrix vaccine to adults 55 years of age and older.
PAXTON — Jordan Crose of Hoopeston-based Crose’s Plumbing, Heating & Air has joined the staff of Paxton-based Dogtown Heating & Air.
SPRINGFIELD — Legislation that punishes employers in Illinois who short their workers’ pay left Republican representatives with open-ended questions about the bill’s impact on state businesses.
SPRINGFIELD — Since March 2014, 20 state-licensed skilled-care nursing homes have closed for financial reasons, while many of those continuing to serve the state’s neediest elderly populations…
SPRINGFIELD — Census numbers released Thursday show that for the first time in seven years, every major metropolitan area in the state saw population decline between July 2017 and July 2018.
SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. is on pace to shatter the record of measles cases in any year since the disease was declared eliminated in 2000.
GIBSON CITY — Several area organizations will be meeting at 1 p.m. Friday, April 26, at the Moyer District Library in Gibson City to discuss resources and services provided in the Gibson City …
GIBSON CITY — Four members of Gibson City’s exploratory pool committee toured indoor swimming pool facilities in Flanagan and Pontiac on Thursday to gather information that will be used to det…
PAXTON — City officials expect to receive approval this summer from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency to seal and abandon the monitoring wells at the city’s long-closed landfill.
SPRINGFIELD — The unemployment rate in Illinois climbed one-tenth of a point to 4.4 percent in March as the state recorded a net loss of 2,300 jobs, the Illinois Department of Employment Secur…
Brandon Wilkerson -- The former Tri-Point boys track and field standout finished first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:15.53 during the Meet of Champions held Friday in Rock Island.
CISSNA PARK -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team won 16-0 over Cissna Park on Saturday.
MINONK -- Wade Burton led a strong day at the plate for the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team in 25-8 win over Fieldcrest on Friday.
MINONK -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley softball team lost 7-6 Friday to Fieldcrest.
EUREKA -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley softball team won 3-1 over Eureka in extra innings.
EUREKA -- Nathan Garard struck out 14 batters and walked none as he tossed a one-hit shutout for the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team in a 1-0 victory Wednesday over Eureka.
As a way to protect nonparticipating landowners from potential noise and property-value issues resulting from wind turbines being built near their properties, the Ford County Board is considering adopting more restrictive setbacks for turbines in relation to property lines. The only question is how much more restrictive they will be. What do you think?