Carroll County Families
Awarded Nearly $17 Million After Two-and-a -Half Week Trial A record $16 million verdict on behalf of two families whose sons were killed in a grain bin entrapment incident in northwestern Illinois was the result of a two-and-a-half-week trial.
The Need for Speed - Pinewood & Powder Puff Derby DayA cold and snowy Saturday morning didn’t stop local boys and girls from getting up early for some good old fashioned fun to show off the hard work put forth into constructing a race car out of a block of wood.
Senate Committee Approves Bivins’ School-Safety LegislationState Sen. Tim Bivins (R-Dixon) is continuing his efforts to provide immediate and practical solutions for keeping students safe at school.
Heart of the Matter – A Day of ReckoningButterflies. In my stomach. There I was, a businessman for 40 years who has spoken in front of large groups of people many times, and I was nervous being around a bunch of little kids. Why?
Two New Faces Join Lanark City Council The agenda for the Lanark City Council meeting for February 4th, 2014 included the appointment of a new Ward 2 Alderman to fill the vacancy left by Tom Kocal, who resigned January 21.
Blackhawk Waterways Website Wins AwardThe new Blackhawk Waterways Convention & Visitors Bureau website has won the Illinois Governor’s Award of Excellence.
Beading: A Creative ProcessOdell Public Library presents artist Marianne Biagi and “The Creative Process.”
Message to Morrison: School Calendar ChangeThis is a winter to remember. In all my years as an educator, I have never had more than 5 snow days in a school year.
Senate Week in ReviewFrom State Senator Tim Bivins, week of February 3-7, 2014. Chicago-only school grant, How Money Walks and more.
The Reeder ReportCommentary By Scott Reeder | Journalist in Residence, Illinois Policy Institute. This week - Money Walks and Candidate Proposes Tax Exemption for Diapers.
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214 New Laws Take Effect Jan. 1, 2012Among the more notable measures are bills that would give citizens greater access to government information through the Internet, encourage the use of alternative energy sources, reduce regulations for home-based food businesses and allow motorcyclists to proceed through a red light if the tripping device fails to turn the light green after a reasonable time.