Agriculture reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.
Police in Clinton are investigating the death of a 10-year-old girl.
BLOOMINGTON — On Monday, monuments and memorials dedicated to those who served in the armed forces in Illinois will serve as the background fo…
EUREKA — The 9-year-old boy accused of setting an April fire that killed five people in a mobile home near Goodfield appeared in court Monday …
Marvin Finfrock relived the early spring planting woes because of rain and flooding and said wet weather is still causing issues for Central Illinois farmers. Because of consistent May rains, farmers were not able to get into the fields until late in the month.
The two sides negotiating a new contract for 110 Blue Ridge teachers and staff reported progress in a Wednesday night negotiating session with a federal mediator, but other key issues still remain unresolved.
Murder charges have been filed against a 9-year-old in connection with a fatal mobile-home fire near Goodfield. Woodford County State’s Attorney Greg Minger said the juvenile is not in custody. Specifics on where the juvenile is and living arrangements were not available.
LEROY — Police continue a search for a Rankin man who is under investigation for running from the scene of a driving under the influence investigation Saturday night near LeRoy.
A wind farm developer will take a second shot at getting approval of a special use permit to build a proposed wind farm in northeastern DeWitt County.
CLINTON — John Veirs may be 91 years old, and he will tell you, has seen just about everything. But in his 50 years as one of the organizers o…