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Tips to avoid damaging your vehicle

It is often frustrating for drivers to make what seems to be endless repairs to their vehicles, which eats up both valuable time and money. While some people will resort to public transport or private individuals via Lyft or Uber, others can’t go without the luxury and convenience of owning their own vehicle. Although not being very well known More...

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By Danielle L. On Monday, June 11th, 2018

Fatal drug-related car crashes are on the rise, claims report

Fatal drug-related car accidents are outpacing deadly alcohol-related crashes. According to a new report released by the Governor’s Highway Safety Association, there’s been a significant number of drivers More...

By Jake Leonard On Monday, June 11th, 2018

How to get your teen driver ready for the road #ad #sponsored

Disclosure: The following is a sponsored post, presented in part by Nationwide Insurance agents in the Chicagoland region and the City of Chicago. Finally. The moment you and your child have been waiting for! If More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Nebraska man dies in motorcycle accident in Sangamon County

MECHANICSBURG (Heartland Newsfeed) — A deer running across an interstate in Central Illinois created a road hazard for an out-of-state motorcyclist, which resulted in being dislodged from the motorcycle and More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Federal grant awarded to widen Interstate 57 near Carbondale

CARBONDALE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The State of Illinois is receiving a $7.6 million grant to add lanes and help ease the flow of traffic in an often-congested, 5-mile stretch of Interstate 57 between Johnston More...

By Jake Leonard On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Pothole got your tire? The state may pay for that

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — Temperature swings often result in the creation of potholes that can be mistaken for tunnels, and damage from hitting one of them could cost you hundreds of dollars. However, More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Head-on collision near Rosamond results in death of Nokomis man

Updated Tuesday, Feb. 27, 10:52 p.m. ROSAMOND (Heartland Newsfeed) — A head-on collision which took place near Rosamond along Illinois Route 16 resulted in a death of a Nokomis man, according to a preliminary More...

By Jake Leonard On Friday, February 23rd, 2018

Nokomis Police Department citations and arrests from December 11, 2017 to February 18, 2018

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — The following citations and warrants were completed by the Nokomis Police Department between December 11, 2017 and January 10, 2018 and between January 22 and February 18, 2018, More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, February 17th, 2018

Illinois State Police holds preliminary investigation of Christian County crash

RURAL CHRISTIAN COUNTY (Heartland Newsfeed) — District 9 of the Illinois State Police released a preliminary investigation report regarding a traffic accident that took place along U.S. Route 51 in rural Christian 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...