New MacMurray president makes first appearance at school

By Jim McCabe on June 3 at 7:26am


Faculty, staff and alumni of MacMurray College packed the school’s art gallery for their first chance to meet and greet the school’s new president yesterday. Dr. Mark Tierno made his Read More

Group warns about higher Ameren rates

By Jim McCabe on June 3 at 7:25am


A watchdog group says get ready for higher rates if you’re an Ameren customer. Summer power prices have been announced, according to the Citizens’ Utility Board of Illinois. On Monday, Read More

EPA expected to propose new fuel efficiency standards

By Ryne Turke on June 3 at 7:24am


Local trucking companies are preparing for new fuel efficiency standards to be proposed from the Environmental Protection Agency. The New York Times reported that the official announcement will come within a Read More

Carrollton committee could make recommendation on future of police chief soon

By Jim McCabe on June 2 at 1:00pm


A committee in Carrollton held its first meeting since the city’s police chief was placed on administrative leave yesterday. The police committee, which consists of three city council members, held Read More

Corn planting complete in Illinois

By Ryne Turke on June 2 at 12:45pm

corn in hand

Increased precipitation limited local farmers in the fields, but corn planting was officially completed this week in Illinois. USDA crop statistician Mark Schleusner recaps the latest corn crop numbers from Read More