Saturday, February 22, 2020

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...

One-on-One with SIUE’s John Caupert, on Testing the Limits and Benefits...

SIUE, Edwardsville - We hear from John Caupert, Executive Director, National Corn to Ethanol Research Center (NCERC), which works on Advancing Biorenewables Research. Ethanol has...

The Dangers of Expanding Sales of Fireworks

From the State Capitol - Doctors and emergency workers talk against a proposal that would expand the type of fireworks that can be sold...

Giant City State Park

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

Gov. Rauner issues state Disaster Proclamation for Northwest Counties in the...

  from the Gov's office SPRINGFIELD, IL (July 24, 2017) – After unprecedented flooding in northwest Illinois, Gov. Bruce Rauner today issued a state disaster proclamation...

As Illinois Prepares for the TOTAL Solar Eclipse on August 21st,...

SPRINGFIELD – It's still weeks away, but around Illinois there's increased activity to prepare for the few moments when day becomes night, on August...

Creating the Obama Presidential Library

From the City Club of Chicago: We hear a portion of a presentation by the Executive Director of the Obama Presidential Library Foundation,...

Bill Daley, Candidate for Mayor of Chicago

From the City Club of Chicago, November 29, 2018 - If name recognition can make a candidate a leading contender -- and it does,...

Chicago to Add Nearly 1,000 New Police Officers to Combat Rise...

Chicago:   Chicago Police Superintendent, Eddie Johnson announced on September 21, that the City plans to add nearly 1,000 new police officers to the...

Metra Breaks Ground on First New Station Added to the “Heritage...

Romeoville - Last week, Metra broke ground in Romeoville, IL, as construction began on the first new stop added to Metra's "Hertitage Corridor" line,...

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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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