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Illinois colleges look to overcome enrollment declines

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Colleges and universities in Illinois are struggling to combat declining enrollment that was spurred by low unemployment rates, a shrinking population, unstable funding sources and increased out-of-state competition. Data show that the state’s

2019 Polar Plunge a Success at Lake Mendota

MENDOTA – The crowd was energetic as over 250 participants braved the icy waters of Lake Mendota to raise money for Special Olympics of Illinois.   Teams adorned costumes and jumped in groups into the water, which

Body discovered near Fox River

YORKVILLE – A body was discovered near the Fox River, after kayakers came upon what they believed was a dead body in the river. According to Kendall County Sheriffs on Friday after 5 p.m.  a deceased individual