The US Senate passed a new five year farm bill last week and the house may take it up as early as this week.
The concealed carry legislation approved late last month by the Illinois General Assembly creates a seven-member board to review applications from people who want to be able to carry a gun in public.
A multi-million dollar project on Fort Madison's west side is ready to proceed.
Three events scheduled for this week for focusing on housing in the tri-state region.
Illinois State Representative Adam Brown (R-Decatur) graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign in 2007, and he said in the short time since then, tuition has steadily gone up.