IFB DISCUSSING TOPICS AFFECTING ILLINOIS FARMERS

(BLOOMINGTON) Key topics affecting Illinois farmers were at the center of Illinois Farm Bureau’s recent discussion a week ago with the State Department of Natural Resources, including the current policies […]

ILLINOIS STATE NEWS BRIEF (05/23/2024)

(SPRINGFIELD) A Sangamon County judge ruled yesterday that Illinois’ ability to enforce the new election law against potential candidates is on hold. This after the super-majority Democratic-controlled General Assembly rushed […]

THURSDAY WEATHER DISCUSSION (05/23/2024)

(OLNEY/NEWTON) As a warm front lifts northeastward across Illinois today, and after some scattered showers and possible thunderstorms this morning, we’ll dry out later this afternoon with some sunshine in […]

MAN FOUND DEAD IN OLNEY’S BORAH LAKE

(OLNEY) An out-of-state man is dead after a drowning incident in Richland County this past weekend. It was at 3:33 this past Saturday afternoon that local authorities, including the Olney […]

AMERICAN FARM BUREAU ANNOUNCES 2024 COMMUNICATIONS AWARDS

(BLOOMINGTON) The American Farm Bureau has announced the 2024 Communications Award winners. Judged against states with similar membership sizes, Illinois, California, Maryland, and Montana received the most awards overall as […]

ILLINOIS STATE NEWS BRIEF (05/20/2024)

(SPRINGFIELD) The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first two batches of mosquitoes to test positive in 2024 for West Nile virus in Illinois, one in Hoffman Estates […]

MONDAY WEATHER DISCUSSION

(OLNEY/NEWTON) After a dry and warm weekend, we’re back to sunshine, a few clouds, and higher humidity levels than we’ve had so far this year with the threat of rain […]

IN AREA MEETINGS TONIGHT (05/16/2024)

(NEWTON/OLNEY) There are two monthly meetings coming up tonight : Both meetings are open to the public, with the exception of any executive session.