Posted: 11/27/2006 - If your home or business was damaged in the Labor Day flood, Tuesday is your chance to look FEMA officials in the eye and say, we need help.
Posted: 11/27/2006 - Seventy-four people head to jail while more than 100 animals could be headed to their deaths.
Posted: 11/27/2006 - Lawmakers are considering a bill that would raise the minimum wage from $6.50 an hour to $7.50 an hour in Illinois.
Updated: 11/27/2006 - State legislators are under a lot of pressure to extend the decade long electric rate freeze scheduled to end in 2007.
Posted: 11/26/2006 - This year marks the 265th anniversary of composer Handel's work "Messiah" being performed to welcome the holiday season.
Posted: 11/26/2006 - Right now, those looking to get a head start on their holiday decorating are in luck. Many Stateline-area Christmas tree farms are open for business.
Posted: 11/24/2006 - Keeping kids healthy and happy in school.
Posted: 11/23/2006 - Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family, but how we define that family is up to us.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - When we think of addictions, we usually think of cigarettes, alcohol, or drugs. But those of us who depend upon a daily cup of coffee, may be nursing an addiction of our own and there are consequences to living in a caffeine nation.
Posted: 11/22/2006 - This county deputy serves, protects, and sometimes barks.
Posted: 11/21/2006 - A $20 million plan to renovate the MetroCentre is still alive tonight. The county board gave its OK, regardles of whether an AHL hockey team will play there.