The Primary Election is March 20.
For her passion and commitment to students, Donna Mann has received the Illinois Adult and Continuing Educators Association Arthur J. Stejskal Teacher of the Year Award.
One hundred seventy-three volunteers from the Lutheran Early Response Team, Calvary Ev. Lutheran Church and Wal-mart completed work at 29 flood damaged homes on March 3 and March 10 in Watseka.
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Watseka recovered from a 4-0 deficit to defeat Grant Park Monday 9-5 in a high school baseball game in Grant Park.
It can help boost a team’s confidence if it wins its first two games of the baseball season in two completely different fashions.
Conner Lober led Cissna Park High School to a 12-2 baseball victory over Judah Christian Friday in Cissna Park.
The Milford High School baseball team defeated Dwight 3-2 Thursday in Milford, thanks to a walk-off single.
Complaint affidavit alleges criminal activity related to bombing in Minnesota; attempted bombing of Champaign, women’s clinic, other violence
CHICAGO (AP) — These sure are sweet times for Loyola-Chicago.
MATTOON -- The Mattoon Lions Club recently heard a presentation from Blake Leitch, president of the Coles County Veterans Support Coalition.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two inordinately wealthy front-runners who have largely bankrolled their campaigns for Illinois governor faced nomination challenges Tuesday in a primary that also features a se…
We made a serious reporting error in our Sunday story on passenger numbers at Decatur Airport.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday as some indexes recouped earlier losses set off by an overnight decline on Wall Street. Investors are awaiting the first Federal Reserve meeting under the new chairman, Jerome Powell, and anticipating the first rate increase of the year.
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Aerospace CEO Craig Campbell says the Pacific Spaceport Complex in Kodiak will be launching its first commercial spaceflight next month.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Premier Li Keqiang appealed to Washington on Tuesday to "act rationally" and avoid disrupting trade over steel, technology and other disputes, promising that Beijing will "open even wider" to imports and investment.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia's young crown prince has an ambitious list of to-dos: modernize his conservative kingdom, weaken Iran's hand across the Mideast and, this week, rehabilitate his country's image in the eyes of Americans.
Health and wellness experts explain why some of the hottest fitness trends for 2018 are reflections of classic workouts
When she’s not teaching class, adjunct instructor Tracy Tooch is hitting either the books or the pavement
This healthy eating challenge is about more than weight loss
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The governor of Alabama says there is significant damage in parts of Alabama, following severe storms. Governor Kay Ivey says state resources were sent to the affected areas. (March 20)
PHOENIX (AP) — A rare second-degree murder trial of a U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of shooting across the international boundary into Mexico and killing a teenager is set to get under way with jury selection.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Delegates for state political party conventions will be chosen at neighborhood caucus meetings around the state amid a climate of bickering at the Utah Republican Party over the nomination system for candidates.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Four explosions have rocked Texas' capital in less than three weeks and authorities say a serial bomber is likely to blame. But they don't appear closer to making any arrests.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The series of bombings this month in the Texas capital city of Austin has generated a vast response by state and federal law enforcement agencies that are sifting through hundreds of tips to find what Austin police Chief Brian Manley has described as a serial bomber.
ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has ordered the arrest of a radical Islamist cleric over a violent rally last November in Islamabad where his followers demanded the removal of a minister over an omitted reference to Islam's Prophet Muhammad in a parliamentary bill.
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — A senior minister in the Norwegian Government resigned Tuesday for writing a Facebook post claiming the opposition Labor Party was more interested in protecting the rights of terrorists than protecting the Norwegian people.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Islamic State affiliate has claimed responsibility for a bombing outside a sports stadium in eastern Nangarhar province that killed three people and wounded 10.