Keokuk is looking to benefit from a penalty to a local company.
The man currently leading the Burlington Fire Department is in line to keep the job.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has finally unveiled his Internet campaign that is supposed to spur legislators to overhaul the state’s retirement systems.
Quinn is trying to use social media to educate voters about the "squeeze" pension costs are putting on other state spending, such as education.
This year’s drought caused several governor’s as well as various livestock and poultry groups to petition the Environmental Protection Agency to wave a federal rule mandating the production of a certain amount of ethanol.
Those who own property in Macomb’s downtown historic district will be receiving a phone call from the city.
Community Development Coordinator Ed Basch told aldermen the district has been in place for more than two years so he believes it’s time for some feedback from those most directly impacted.
Basch thinks a phone survey will result in more responses than a mailed or web-based questionnaire. He said it’s a short survey of five questions.