Teachers in the Burlington School District can leave for summer break knowing they have a new contract in place for the 2013/2014 school year.
The house agriculture committee and the Senate have both passed versions of a new five year farm bill. Congress passed a 9 month extension to the current farm bill last year, but the he lack of long term farm bill is affecting conservation programs.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn applied to have 11 counties declared federal disaster areas because of recent flooding.
The Keokuk School District and former Keokuk High School Principal Michelle Lukavsky are trying to be removed from a sexual abuse lawsuit in Lee County.
KHQA reported the Macomb Junior and Senior High School went into lockdown at during the 9 o'clock hour this morning.