"Can you hear me now?" will no longer be the question in the Prairie State. Gov. Bruce Rauner was loud and clear Thursday when announcing the Small Wireless Facilities Development Act, which he signed with Republican lawmakers at this side.
Southern Illinois has been dealing with the closing of the Rend Lake Resort and the Tourism Information Center for a long time, but Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) wants the area to know it hasn't been forgotten.
June 10 became "Farm City Days" this year throughout Illinois thanks to Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton), who got the Illinois House to pass a resolution celebrating Benton's first Farm City Days in 21 years, according to a press release.
Using its Smart Work Zones system, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is offering Southern Illinois commuters up-to-the-minute traffic updates for areas affected by the Interstate 57 work near Marion, according to a press release.