The Rockford Chamber of Commerce has named Brent Brodeski its 2017 Citizen of the Year.
Illinois American Water’s Peoria District honored their longtime employees with over 30 years of service earlier this month. Many of the employees have served for over 40 years with the company.
Illinois has the worst outbound migration rate in the country, according to a new survey, and the results are prompting warnings the state will continue to bleed population if a proposed increase in taxes is introduced.
State Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) recently commended two local music educators who earned a prestigious industry honor for 2017 — awarded to just one other Illinoisan this year — as he presented the duo with their certificates.
The annual John Gwynn Black History program will take place from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Proctor Recreation Center in Peoria.
Energy Service company Geneco has emerged from its Chapter 11 restructuring, according to Dynegy Inc. and Illinois Power Generating Company.
Northern Trust, a wealth and asset management company, has hired Melanie Pickett as head of front office solutions.
ProHealth Medical Group has hired Dr. F. Nani Moazzam to join its ProHealth General Surgery team at the South 13th Street office in Pekin.
Starting this spring, Naper Settlement will offer School’s Out Day Camps for kids in grade one through five.
The Salvation Army and Illinois American Water have helped over 925 utility customers pay their water bills through Illinois American Water’s customer assistance program, H2O Help to Others.
Fifteen lawyers from Howard & Howard Attorneys have been named Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars for 2017.
Illinois Central College is debuting two new art exhibits today on its East Peoria campus.
The Walmart Foundation presented Goodwill Industries and other Central Illinois organizations with $280,000 in grants last month.
Parties to lawsuits in Illinois are unwittingly subsidizing the legal representation of illegal aliens, including criminal aliens in deportation cases.
Peoria North Rotary Club held its 10th Annual Rookie Food Drive this month to benefit Heart of Illinois Harvest.
The city of Collinsville will hold a ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday to announce the construction of a new Water Treatment Plant at 9535 Collinsville Road.
Springfield lawmakers returned to office last week to begin discussing the legislation that has been filed in the 100th General Assembly.
A new documentary on the Illinois budget crisis debuted last week and the story continues this Friday.