School Closings for Election Day
11:58 am
Mon July 21, 2014

No School For Kids On Election Day

Originally published on Fri July 18, 2014 5:26 pm

Illinois students could get a day off of school come election day. Schools are often at the heart of a community, metaphorically, if not literally. That's part of the reason they've long been voting sites.

But with shootings at schools across the country, some lawmakers are concerned the practice is dangerous.

Most of the time visitors need to sign in before entering a school; they say allowing anyone in on election day is asking for trouble.

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Election : June 3, 2014
4:39 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

Few State/Federal Contests for Iowa Primary

The field for Iowa's June 3 primary is taking shape and what it shows is that southeast Iowa voters will have few choices to make in the state and federal races.

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Thousands of Dollars
6:27 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Cost Savings If Macomb Dumps Primary

The McDonough County clerk is asking the city to no longer hold a primary in February of odd-numbered years.

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Authority to Borrow $15-Million
3:34 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

SCC Bond Issue

Southeastern Community College is seeking voter approval for its proposal to borrow up to $15-million to pay for future facility improvements.

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Primary Set for Oct. 8
12:08 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Crowded Field for Burlington City Council

Burlington City Hall

Plenty of people want to serve on the Burlington City Council.

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