Category: Western Illinois Today

Another Olympic Conference Meeting Set For January 27th

Area superintendents have scheduled another meeting to re-establish the Olympic Conference. The first exploratory session was held last Friday at the Sherrard Unit Office.  Monmouth-Roseville head basketball coach Chuck Grant was happy to hear about that. The next meeting will…

Weekend Meth Arrest Near New Boston

A suspicious vehicle complaint leads to another meth arrest in the Mercer County. Daniel Simmons of Illinois City was taken into custody on Saturday for possession of methamphetamine along with possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while license suspended and unlawful…

Moffitt Takes Job With Illinois Dept. Of Ag

A former local state lawmakers is headed back to Springfield, as part of Governor Bruce Rauner’s team. Retired State Representative Don Moffitt is now an Assistant Director at the Illinois Department of Agriculture. The job comes not even a week…

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Through Noon Monday

STATEMENT FROM NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE QUAD CITIES…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… * TIMING…LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. * ICE ACCUMULATIONS…AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH. * SLEET ACCUMULATIONS…LITTLE TO NONE. * WIND…EAST 5…

Bustos Sponsors Overseas Outsourcing Accountability Act

Western Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos has introduced her first piece of legislation in the 115th Congress called the Overseas Outsourcing Accountability Act. It would require President-elect Donald Trump to develop a national strategy to stop outsourcing and allow Congress to…