Asian carp
Illinois mulling options to Asian carp issue in Lake Decatur

DECATUR (AP) — The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is considering options to deal with thousands.

Illinois animal hospital
Illinois animal hospital gives pet owners a place to grieve

DECATUR (AP) — An animal hospital in central Illinois recently gave bereaved pet owners an.

Illinois population
OP-ED: Illinois population decline should be a wake-up call

Illinoisans have been hearing their state is shrinking for five years now. But new figures.

Illinois metro population
For first time, population in all Illinois’ metro areas declines

SPRINGFIELD/WASHINGTON (Illinois News Network) — U.S. Census data released Thursday showed the population in every.

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Continued out-migration from Illinois could mean dire consequences

DECATUR (Heartland Newsfeed) — When it comes to Illinois’ shrinking population, the numbers reported don’t.

Fiscal bind may lead to police and fire layoffs in Decatur

Reductions in state subsidies are one reason for Decatur’s predicament, but long-running pension woes are.

University Women of Christian County learn about Abraham Lincoln in presentation

TAYLORVILLE (Heartland Newsfeed) — The University Women of Christian County (UWCC) convened for their most.

Shrinking Decatur to face budgetary hurdles in coming year

DECATUR (Illinois Policy Institute) — After passing an unbalanced budget in 2017, Decatur will have.

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.

Decatur passes budget out of balance by $3 million

DECATUR (Heartland Newsfeed/Illinois Policy Institute) — As its population and tax base erode, the city.