By Jake Leonard On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Despite illness absences, Panhandle Schools board holds January meeting

RAYMOND (Heartland Newsfeed) — Due to illness and other prior responsibilities, three familiar faces on the Panhandle School District board of education — district Superintendent Aaron Hopper, Lincolnwood More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, January 25th, 2018

Bourne issues resolution in opposition of vehicle mileage tax

LITCHFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Raymond) has signed on as chief co-sponsor of a resolution that voices opposition to a new tax on Illinois motorists being charged per More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

What’s coming and going from Netflix in February

LOS GATOS, Calif. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Netflix watchers can binge on the Kill Bill, Ocean’s Eleven and American Pie movies in February, along with Season 5 of Bates Motel. The streaming site More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Lincoln Land Community College hosting cybersecurity workshops

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — This spring, Lincoln Land Community College’s computer networking faculty will be hosting two workshops on cybersecurity. These events will take place on the LLCC Springfield More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

McConchie discusses marijuana possession at joint hearing on cannabis legislation

CHICAGO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Sen. Dan McConchie (R-Hawthorn Woods) discussed racial bias and cannabis in joint legislative committee hearings Monday. In a nearly five-hour hearing involving the House & More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Guilty verdict handed down in Stivers murder case

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — After a trial that dragged on for nearly three weeks, a Christian County jury has handed down a guilty verdict for a Pana man charged with the first-degree murder and aggravated More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Filing season for Illinois state tax returns begins next week

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDoR) will start accepting state individual income tax returns for the 2017 tax year beginning next Monday, January 29, the same day the More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Skillicorn joins call to legalize hemp production

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — State Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) has joined the growing ranks of those publicly advocating for the legalization of industrial hemp in Illinois. “What is the More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Skillicorn says Chicago needs spending reform, not bailout

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — As pressure mounts on the city of Chicago to address its debt crisis, some have suggested the state should help the city cover its expenses. “Chicago has spent at least More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Lincoln birthday celebration to take place in Vandalia

VANDALIA (Heartland Newsfeed) — Vandalia Statehouse State Historic Site will celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s birthday with a special event on Saturday, Feb. 10. The free party, a tradition at the site since More...