With a deep freeze gripping the region, the Will County Emergency Management Agency has provided a list of warming shelters on its website and winter safety tips for residents. Call ahead to ensure the warming shelter you want to use will be open; some are open by request only.
Newcomers and newlyweds joined slates of seasoned
specialists — creating record-breaking attendance, high participation and
healthy debate — to yield robust regional results from 11 Will County Republican
caucuses across the area’s townships recently despite wintry weather.
“If America is two countries, Illinois is two states,” the Peoria Journal Star said recently in an editorial, censuring House Speaker Michael Madigan (D-Chicago) and attributing the state’s “abysmal” financial status to continued ineptitude and duplicity in the General Assembly.
With Illinois' state pension liability 17 percent more than it was last year, the vice president of a Chicago-based think tank recently said that 401(k)-style plans for public employees would go a long way toward easing the pension crisis.
Already struggling under a multi-tiered fiscal burden, Illinois taxpayers are now confronting incontrovertible evidence of serious fiscal setbacks in their state as a new report revealed staggering amounts of pension debt and escalating red ink.
North Central College (NCC) men's soccer midfielder Jon Borzick has been named
to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division III Central
Region Third Team, according to the school's athletics website.