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July is extreme heat safety month

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is sharing tips to beat the heat because July is Extreme Heat Safety Month. High temperatures paired with significant humidity can lead to increased risks of heat cramps, heat illness, heat stroke, and heat exhaustion. Whenever possible ...Read more


Heavy rains dampen some holiday plans

PRINCETON – A deluge of rain on Independence Day may have spoiled some holiday plans, but most area fireworks displays were held Monday night as scheduled. The National Weather Service reports some areas of Bureau County received around 4″ of rain. A heat advisory will go into effect ...Read more