By: Jim Browne
A Colfax man wants to serve on the McLean County Board, and is running as a write in candidate against incument Don Cavallini. Gerald Thompson says his experience as a farmer would allow him to speak for what he calls an under represented population.
By: IPR's Jamey Dunn
Despite economic indicators that show the country recovering from the recession, few workers are earning more money. But not everyone is struggling. IPR's Jamey Dunn reports.
By: Jon Norton
John Anderson at Reverberation Vinyl in Bloomington, holds a somewhat unknown record from 1967. It's called, "Forever Changes" by Love. Some critics call it one of the best albums ever recorded.
A project at the University of Illinois Springfield that is dedicated to investigating wrongful convictions has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Illinois unemployment fell in August to 6.7%, the sixth straight monthly decrease in the state's jobless rate, according to figures released by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
A Sangamon County judge today rejected the Republican Party's attempt to have a Libertarian candidate for Illinois governor struck from the November 4 ballot. Judge Patrick Kelley denied GOP attorneys' appeal of a State Board of Elections decision to allow Chad Grimm of Peoria on the ballot.
A Pennsylvania company has asked McLean County for a special use permit to drill for oil and gas. That's according to county officials and documents.
The Republican candidate for Illinois Attorney General says he won't give up his call for current office-holder Lisa Madigan to stop giving legal advice regarding a state investigation. But Madigan says her opponent is stretching the truth.
By: Mike McCurdy
(U of I Extension Educator Bill Davison is among those helping plan Normal's edible forest) Efforts to grow the local food system are continuing with the eventual creation of a grocery store coop, on-going farmers' markets, and farm to fork restaurants in the area.
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