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Proposed FARM Act means less regulation for Illinois farmers

SPRINGFIELD/WASHINGTON (Illinois News Network) — The proposed Fair Agricultural Reporting Method (FARM) Act gives farmers one less regulation to follow and one less burden to bear. Under the FARM Act, which was recently introduced in the U.S. Senate, farmers nationwide would be exempt from having to report emissions from the natural process of More...

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By Jake Leonard On Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Illinois fly and spring trout fishing dates for 2018 announced

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — The 2018 Illinois spring trout fishing season is just a few weeks away. Anglers will need both a fishing license and an inland trout stamp to participate, unless they are More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, February 18th, 2018

Audio Archive: Southern Illinois Congressional Candidate Forum

COLLINSVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — A candidate forum sponsored by Moms Demand Action, Indivisible 12th, Southwestern Illinois Democratic Women and Southern Illinois People for Progress was held at the International More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Winter weather advisory in effect for immediate coverage area until Wednesday morning

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The immediate Heartland Newsfeed coverage area in central Illinois is under a winter weather advisory. The alert was issued at 3:34 a.m. via the National Weather Service in St. More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, January 15th, 2018

Second Libertarian gubernatorial debate held Saturday, targets wide range of issues

BELLEVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Libertarian Party of Illinois, in partnership with the Metro-East Libertarian Party, held their second gubernatorial debate between candidates Matthew C. Scaro, Grayson More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Libertarian gubernatorial hopefuls to appear in debate Saturday

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Three Libertarians wishing to earn the party’s nomination for Illinois’ top executive are scheduled to debate this weekend in Belleville. Kash Jackson, Matthew More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Wind chill advisory active until Sunday evening

ST. LOUIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — Dangerously cold conditions will be present this weekend going into next week, according to an advisory and subsequent warning issued the National Weather Service in St. Louis More...

By Colby Applegate On Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

Bailey sees flight from Illinois as another Rauner failure

XENIA (Heartland Newsfeed) — Darren Bailey points to the news of Illinois having lost more than 86,000 residents and nearly $5 billion in taxpayer income over a yearlong period as another example of Gov. Bruce More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Skillicorn calls for end to Illinois Municipal League annual conference

EAST DUNDEE (Heartland Newsfeed) — Responding to a Daily Herald report detailing the cost to taxpayers, Rep. Allen Skillicorn (R-East Dundee) recently called for an end to the Illinois Municipal League’s More...

By Illinois News Network On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

New inspector general to victim: Hand over your cellphone and passwords

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — The newly appointed Inspector General in Springfield told the victim of alleged sexual harassment by a lawmaker to turn over unlimited access to her cell phone and social More...