Argyle Lake

Bicycle Survey Underway in McDonough County

Jul 23, 2014

Residents of McDonough County are being asked to provide feedback on how to make the area more bicycle-friendly.

State Law Requires Life Jackets For All Passengers

May 28, 2014

The Illinois DNR says there is something very simple boaters can do to ensure their safety.

Rich Egger

Rescue workers spent more than six hours searching for a western Illinois man who disappeared after the boat he was in took on water and capsized at Argyle Lake State Park.

Colchester Delays Water Main Repairs

Aug 30, 2012

Colchester will delay replacement of a troublesome water main until at least next year.

Part of the six-inch line is suspended beneath a bridge. Earlier this summer, it leaked from several sagging segments. The city spent $7,000 on temporary repairs.

Mayor Danny Bice says the city does not have any money for extensive repairs or replacement of the 120-foot long stretch. The city also did not qualify for any state or federal assistance on the project.