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Fatal crash on IL RT 41 01-22-19

By Mike Weaver / January 23, 2019 / Comments Off on Fatal crash on IL RT 41 01-22-19

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Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Fund DOA and Programs for Farmers

By Mike Weaver / January 14, 2019 / Comments Off on Bustos Helps Pass Legislation to Fund DOA and Programs for Farmers

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) helped pass legislation to fund critical programs for Illinois farmers and families at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The appropriations bill, which just passed the House and now heads to the Senate, would also re-open the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) food inspection services. It’s virtually identical…

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Hammond (R-Macomb) was sworn-in as Representative for the 93rd District of Illinois

By Mike Weaver / January 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Hammond (R-Macomb) was sworn-in as Representative for the 93rd District of Illinois

Inauguration of the 101st General Assembly Macomb…State Representative Norine K. Hammond (R-Macomb) was sworn-in as Representative for the 93rd District of Illinois on Wednesday at a ceremony that marks the 101st General Assembly. The Inauguration ceremony took place in Sangamon Auditorium at the University of Illinois in Springfield. A total of 117 State Representatives took…

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Bustos: Take Immediate Action to End the Trump Shutdown

By Mike Weaver / January 4, 2019 / Comments Off on Bustos: Take Immediate Action to End the Trump Shutdown

Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) released the following statement after the House passed legislation to end the Washington Republican government shutdown. “Right now, there are 800,000 hardworking men and women either furloughed or working without pay because the White House and Washington Republicans chose to play political games rather than fulfill their basic responsibility to keep…

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Employee pay still an issue at the Warren County Jail

By Mike Weaver / January 3, 2019 / Comments Off on Employee pay still an issue at the Warren County Jail

Now that January is here, the Warren County Jail is looking to reopen this month. Sheriff Martin Edwards says effectively they are getting the jail ready to go but employee pay will still be an ongoing issue due to competition…”That’s something that we are trying to address as we can, but I’m still competing with…

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32-year-old man from Ipava is facing drug charges

By Mike Weaver / January 3, 2019 / Comments Off on 32-year-old man from Ipava is facing drug charges

A 32-year-old man from Ipava is facing drug charges as part of Operation Iced Out. Blake Yazvec was arrested on December 27, when a McDonough County detective observed him driving a vehicle while his license was suspended in rural Industry. Yazvec was taken into custody for Aggravated Driving while License Suspended and Operating a vehicle…

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Burlington, IA man arrested for Felony theft in Henderson County

By Mike Weaver / January 2, 2019 / Comments Off on Burlington, IA man arrested for Felony theft in Henderson County

Henderson County Sheriff Steven Haynes releases that a Burlington, IA man has been arrested for Felony theft. 28-year-old Cody Druin was arrested by Sheriff’s Deputies on Monday, December 31st for Theft over $500. The arrest stems from an investigation when Druin was arrested on 12/26 for Theft under $500, in which Druin was caught stealing…

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Mike Adams receives Excellence in Media Award

By Mike Weaver / January 2, 2019 / Comments Off on Mike Adams receives Excellence in Media Award

The Illinois Corn Growers Association’s 2018 Excellence in Media Award was given to Mike Adams, a radio broadcaster of the syndicated program Adams on Agriculture, at the ICGA Annual Meeting at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Normal. The award is given each year to an individual who promotes Illinois agriculture and, specifically, Illinois…

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Knox College's Winter Jazz Series Features Brazilian Musician

By Mike Weaver / January 2, 2019 / Comments Off on Knox College's Winter Jazz Series Features Brazilian Musician

GALESBURG, Illinois — Brazilian singer and guitarist Luciano Antonio returns to Knox College’s Winter Jazz Series to present two free public events on Saturday, January 12. The Luciano Antonio Brazilian Quartet will lead a workshop at 4 p.m. in Jay Rehearsal Hall and then perform at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall in the Ford…

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Two Henderson County residents facing burglary charges

By Mike Weaver / December 18, 2018 / Comments Off on Two Henderson County residents facing burglary charges

Henderson County Sheriff Steven P. Haynes releases the arrest of Dustin A. Huss of Dallas City, IL, age: 29 and Ashley J. White of Oquawka, IL, age: 18 for Burglary from motor vehicles and theft over $300.00 by a Henderson County Deputy Sheriff. On December 18th, 2018 at 12:30AM, Dallas City Police Department conducted a…

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