The Illinois Senate has moved forward with a pair of measures (SB 1 and SB 35) that would strip government workers of some of their pension benefits. The changes would impact state and university employees, as well as downstate and suburban public school teachers.
The latest edition of the McDonough County Senior Services Directory is now available. It can be found at Macomb City Hall, the YMCA Senior Center in Macomb, and the Public Relations Department at McDonough District Hospital.
Despite large amounts of snow recently, Iowa is on track to get an average amount of snow this winter. A pheasant biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources said that could make it a good year for pheasants.