Business

Vote by mail option postcards set to arrive in mailboxes for the second time soon 

KANKAKEE - Be prepared for another round of vote-by-mail postcards arriving to mailboxes across the area soon. The second round of postcards is part of a new voting option law put...

Child killed after being hit by Bus Friday afternoon 

PARK FOREST - A 7-year-old child is being mourned by staff and students of a local school Saturday morning...

Dog gets loose, discovers body of Frankfort man missing since November in woods off Route 30

FRANKFORT - A dog who got off their leash last Thursday and ran into some nearby woods led their...

Special Cache!  Illinois Dog makes Illinois history during Bourbonnais arrest 

BOURBONNAIS - A local man’s arrest Monday would not have been possible without the help of a very uniquely...

Middle School Student’s quick thinking helped avoid Child Abduction Thursday 

STEGER - A middle school students’ quick actions saved her from an attempted abduction attempt Thursday morning. According to Steger...

As some states take measures to relieve gas prices like tax suspensions, Illinois does little, critics say 

(The Center Square) – As gas prices continue to soar around the country, some states are taking action with sizable tax breaks. But in Illinois,...

Russia-Ukraine war to impact Illinois wheat prices 

By Zeta Cross (The Center Square) – The war in Ukraine is affecting wheat futures prices on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat futures dropped...

Used vehicle values see record appreciation 

(The Center Square) – Jumps in used car prices have some first-time buyers hitting the brakes as supply chain breakdowns continue to choke production of...

Illinois driver services facilities to close for two weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19

(The Center Square) – Illinois driver services facilities will be closed for two weeks to try to slow the spread of COVID-19 after the...

Minimum Wage increases to $12 beginning New Year’s Day

SPRINGFIELD – The minimum wage in Illinois is set to increase another dollar on Saturday, January 1, 2022. The new wage will be $12...

Report: Lawsuit abuse costs each Illinoisan more than $1,000

(The Center Square) – Illinois’ ranking on the annual “Judicial Hellhole” report moved higher this year. Some say it’s clear there are problems. Others brush it off...
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