Federal grant application by Carlinville was for regional water “commission”

CARLINVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — A recent investigation from the Edgar County Watchdogs, in their ongoing battle with the City of Carlinville, has revealed the City’s 2016 grant application for Federal funding of a project on behalf of the Illinois Department of Agriculture. As discovered by ECWd’s John Kraft, the intent and purpose More...

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By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

COUNTRY Financial to award area students $20,000 in scholarships

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The Central Illinois COUNTRY Financial® representatives are offering ten $2,000 scholarships to college-bound students in the area. Students who graduated, or will graduate 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 Jake Leonard On Thursday, December 28th, 2017

Proof standardized testing doesn’t work? 64% of students in Pleasant Plains fail annual tests, 59% fail English

PLEASANT PLAINS (Heartland Newsfeed) — Academic results data released recently reveals 36 percent of Pleasant Plains Middle School students are considered on track for the next grade level, according to a 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 Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Taxpayers cover costs of bad pension fund investment return predictions

SPRINGFIELD (Illinois News Network) — As municipalities across the state determine how to spend taxpayers’ money for the next year, they’re looking at what to expect for pension fund investment returns. 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...

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