Stark County Board Chairwoman Coleen Magnussen has resigned as chairman and from the board, citing "strife and turmoil" caused by the ongoing budget impasse in Illinois, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
A portion of Illinois Route 78 between Canton and Farmington would be designated "Sgt. Douglas Riney Memorial Highway" under a resolution that passed the General Assembly recently, according to a press release.
Peoria City Hall beat its counterpart in Vancouver, Washington, to claim the title of "Best City Hall" in America in a March Madness-style contest put on by Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) recently.
Carlinville Park District commissioners will no longer receive perks or benefits, Commissioner Robert Duckles told the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) in a letter posted on the group's Illinois Leaks website on Friday.