Project Success of Vermilion County activities may look a little different with after school programs with COVID-19, but one site coordinator said they are making the best of the situation and are still engaging students in a variety of ways.
SPRINGFIELD – Through tears, Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike once again called for widespread use of face coverings Friday after warning of increasing COVID-19 hospitalization numbers that could surpass the peaks of April and May.
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting 51 counties in Illinois, including Vermilion County, are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
Nearly two months after Illinois launched a major change in the way it provides health care to children in foster and adoptive homes, state lawmakers are hearing mixed reviews about how well the new system is working.
DANVILLE – The City of Danville and Illinois Department of Transportation announce that Gilbert Street (Illinois Route 1) between Williams and Clay streets in Danville will be temporarily closed starting Monday, Oct. 26.
DANVILLE — This October, Danville Public Library will host a presentation shining a light on the lives of early 20th Century Illinoisans through Edgar Lee Masters’ “Spoon River Anthology.”
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SPRINGFIELD — Vermilion County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to David Harris, director of the Illinois Department of Revenue.
President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus during the campaign's closing debate, largely shelving the rancor that overshadowed their previous face-off in favor of a more substantive exchange that highlighted their vastly different approaches to the major domestic and foreign challenges facing the nation.
A court decision involving an appeal from a convicted sex offender who attempted suicide before trial has surfaced in the race for the state Supreme Court’s southern Illinois district between two sitting justices on that same court.
Region 1 of the state’s COVID-19 mitigation plan will see a new tier of virus mitigations as Gov. JB Pritzker warned Thursday that “we are now headed into a peak that is beyond, potentially, where we were in March and April.”
NASHVILLE — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday, one of the last high-profile opportunities for the trailing incumbent to change the trajectory of an increasingly contentious campaign.
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday renewed his call for more federal aid for struggling state and local governments as well as small businesses, but talks in Washington may be stalled until after Election Day.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported another 69 COVID-19 related deaths Wednesday, a new single-day high since June 17, when there were 84.
WASHINGTON — Negotiations on a COVID-19 relief bill have taken a modest step forward, though time is running out and President Donald Trump’s most powerful Senate ally is pressing the White House not to move ahead right now.
Months after vowing to process a backlog of 160,000 requests for loan forgiveness from students who say they were defrauded by their schools, the U.S. Education Department has rejected 94% of claims it has reviewed, according to a federal judge who is demanding justification for the “blister…
In a presidential election year that has thrown the country’s divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation about government and politics is a major problem.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Attorney General William Barr to immediately launch an investigation into unverified claims about Democrat Joe Biden and his son Hunter, effectively demanding that the Justice Department muddy his political opponent and abandon its his…
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported another 69 COVID-19 related deaths Wednesday, a new single-day high since June 17, when there were 84.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Wednesday announced changes to controlled pheasant hunting for the 2020-21 hunting season. The changes, health and safety protocols implemented in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, will provide greater protection t…
Bob Schenk with the City of Danville cleans up flowers and landscaping at downtown’s Temple Plaza earlier this week with fall here and winter coming. The city will be decorating downtown for the holidays, however, there won’t be the Night of Lights Parade this year due to COVID-19.
HOOPESTON — Hoopeston City Council voted unanimously to accept the perpetual care bid of Treasured Roots Flower Shop and Specialty Gifts for grave blankets at Floral Hill Cemetery in the amount of $2,730 at Tuesday’s meeting.
Two more of the 11 regions of the state’s COVID-19 mitigation plan have reached a threshold necessitating increased restrictions, joining two other regions which remain above the key metric.
DANVILLE — With virtual parent-teacher conferences being scheduled for next week due to COVID-19, Danville District 118 Superintendent Alicia Geddis is hoping for better turnouts than in past years.
DANVILLE — One alderman said he’s “uncomfortable” with the city taking over sanitary sewer lines from the Danville Sanitary District without any further compensation.
SPRINGFIELD – Hospitalizations for COVID-19 and the rolling seven-day test positivity rate for the virus increased again in Illinois on Monday, mirroring national trends.
SPRINGFIELD – A Sangamon County judge has ruled local units of government are exempt from a law the General Assembly passed this year declaring the Nov. 3 general election as a state holiday and requiring all government offices to be closed that day, unless they are used as polling places or…
SPRINGFIELD – State officials on Monday announced the opening of a second round of grant opportunities for businesses and organizations to expand access to broadband internet service in underserved communities.
DANVILLE — It was a violent Sunday in Danville, with officers responding to gunshot wounds, an armed robbery and an aggravated discharge of a firearm, all separate incidents.
This Week's Circulars
- Deputies make arrests at underage drinking party
- Vermilion County registers 12th virus death
- OSF changing ER traffic
- Vermilion County listed at warning level for COVID-19
- Settlement reached in wrongful death lawsuit
- Council OKs neighborhood store without liquor
- Number of regions slated for added COVID-19 mitigations jumps to 4
- Khal Stephen leads Seeger past South Vermillion in sectional opener
- Vermilion County reports 18 new cases of COVID-19
- Vermilion County sees 9th death from COVID