Swanson Votes No On Minimum Wage Increase

Illinois’ minimum wage is going up. Governor JB Pritzker yesterday promised to sign a new $15-an-hour minimum wage law by next week. Democrats in the Illinois House approved the minimum wage hike yesterday. Locally, Republican State Rep. Dan Swanson, who…

Tigers Stopped At Sectional

The Sherrard Tigers were able to hold the high scoring Winnebago Indians offense down but could not muster any output of their own as the lost in the semi-finals of the Class 2A Girls Sectional at Oregon Wednesday night.  The…

One Person Killed In Henderson County Head-On

One person is dead following a head on crash in Henderson County. The accident occurred early yesterday afternoon on U.S. 34, west of Gladstone Road. Illinois State Police say a car crossed the center line and struck a truck-tractor head-on.…