OTTAWA – The North Central Illinois Council of Governments has been awarded $400,000 from the Illinois Housing Development Authority. As part of a new program called the Home Repair and Accessibility Program, over $15 million will be distributed statewide to assist low-income and ...Read more
MOLINE – A 2000 Mendota High School graduate will be moving to a new position within the National Weather Service. Matt Friedlein will be the new Science and Operations Officer at the Quad Cities office, and will be responsible for training forecasters.
“I’m thrilled ...Read more
Longtime anchor CNN announced in a tweet published Monday morning that he has been fired by the network. The news came hours after Lemon co-hosted “CNN This Morning” alongside Poppy Harlow and Kaitlan Collins. Lemon wrote: “I was informed this morning by my agent I have been ...Read more
Fox News announced Monday morning that the network and Tucker Carlson have agreed to part ways. In a statement the network said “FOX News Media and Tucker Carlson have agreed to part ways. We thank him for his service to the network as a host and prior to that as a contributor.” Fox ...Read more
A Kewanee man and woman were arrested in connection to the theft of a backhoe located in Henry belonging to the Illinois Department of Transportation. The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating the incident since April 7 and recovered the equipment found in Bureau County ...Read more
UNDATED – April 24th kicks off National Library Week! NorthCentral Illinois is home to libraries rich in history such as the Carnegie libraries in LaSalle and Streator. Opened January 19th, 1907, designed by Chicago architect Victor Andre Matteson, LaSalle Public Library possesses ...Read more
On CBS News’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he plans to meet with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis when the expected 2024 presidential candidate visits Israel this week. Netanyahu is a staunch ally of former President Donald Trump; ...Read more
SPRINGFIELD – A rare meteorological display dazzled residents across Illinois, as far south as Decatur, when the Aurora Borealis danced in the northern skies for a few hours late Sunday. A massive geomagnetic storm allowed the northern lights to be seen as far south as Texas. Those lucky ...Read more
Mendota District 289 Food Services Director Carrie Delhotel presents new food items to the school board on Thursday evening – Shaw Local News Photo – Charles Van Horn
MENDOTA – The students in district 289 in Mendota will not have to pay for breakfast or lunch next year. At the school board ...Read more
SpaceX’s Starship, the most powerful rocket ever built, took off from a launch pad on the coast of South Texas on Thursday at 9:28 a.m. ET, but exploded midair before stage separation. Thursday’s launch marked the vehicle’s historic first test flight.
The massive Super Heavy rocket booster ...Read more