Sunday, August 14, 2022

ABOUT ILLINOIS: Giant City State Park

While many think of Illinois as flat farmland, we travel to the hilly, rocky and forested landscape of Southern Illinois. Here, Giant City...

Paris, Illinois – How a Small Community’s Effort Made the “UnAffordable”...

Paris, Illinois -- For years, students here lived in a community of 9,000 that was stuck with an aging high school over 100 years...

Southern Illinois Sucess: The Winery of Walker’s Bluff

CARTERVILLE - The wine industry in Illinois has seen an explosive growth over the past decade, with the number of wineries increasing from around...

Redeveloping Cairo Illinois as a Major River Port

Cairo, IL August 4, 2020 - It may well be the poorest community in all of Illinois, with scores of abandoned buildings...

Uber Driving Service in Chicago, Potential Regulations Against Company

We talk to Chris Taylor, the general manager of Uber Technologies in Chicago, about the services provided by the ride sharing business, and legislation...

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts – Mitchell Museum in Mt. Vernon

We visit the Mitchell Museum in Mount Vernon, Illinois and see how it presents artwork both inside -- and outside, on it's 90...

US Attorney’s Office, FBI, Chicago Police, ATF, Engage in Major Gang...

From Chicago: Zack Fardon, the US Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, today announced a major "gang take-down" in combination with various law...

Illinois’ Bicentennial: Giant City State Park, Celebrating the Natural History...

As we celebrate the Illinois BiCentennial, , we also look to note the NATURAL HISTORY of Illinois. Here, from our archives, one of our more...

Paris, IL: Horizon Health’s Expansion Aids Paris’ Business Expansion

From Paris, Illinois -- It's a small city located on the Eastern edge of Illinois. Yet despite being so close to Indiana -- a...

Skokie, Illinois’ Holocaust Museum Wins National Award for Service and Education

by Jacob Rogers, Medill News Servie WASHINGTON- The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was honored this week as one of ten institutions to receive a...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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