Wilmington Region

06/10/2021 - 3:47pm
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that as part of ongoing Interstate 80/U.S. 30 interchange improvements, westbound I-80 lanes will split at Francis Road to accommodate a westbound center lane to be built between Francis Road and U...

Coal City Region

06/11/2021 - 5:54pm
SPRINGFIELD – The latest draft of an energy regulatory overhaul bill that has been in negotiations for months was unveiled late Thursday ahead of lawmakers’ planned return to the Capitol to vote on it next week. While the bill as it stands provides...

Braidwood Region

06/08/2021 - 4:26pm
The Braidwood Police Department is preparing to switch dispatching services. Last month, Braidwood Police Chief Todd Lyons said the city is inching closer to the date that the department will switch from Laraway Communications Center (LCC) to...

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