WEST FRANKFORT — Sophomore guard Exavier Williams drained 7-of-8 free throws in the fourth quarter to help the Herrin Tigers fend off the Marion Wildcats, 42-36, in the championship game of the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic Saturday night.
PEORIA – Slow starts in each half doomed the SIU men Saturday night at Carver Arena.
CARBONDALE – The Saluki women checked all the boxes Saturday.
CARBONDALE — A smothering diamond press defense allowed the Marion girls basketball team to build an early lead and the Lady Wildcats cruised to a 63-35 win over Carbondale on Saturday morning at the Carbondale Mid-Winter Classic tournament.
The Midwest is all too familiar with frigid temperatures, but some cold air outbreaks are worse than others. These five stand out above the rest.
Forest fires and transportation problems hurt lumber supply, creating higher prices. While natural gas, often a product of Russia, may see prices fluctuate at the country's political whim as NATO nations resolve the build-up of troops along the Ukrainian border.
BENTON – Benton trailed by six to open the fourth quarter and rallied to beat Hamilton County, 38-35, in the second game of third night of the 48th Annual Benton Invitational Tournament Friday.
WEST FRANKFORT — Haydon Mayer led four players in double figures with 17 points as the Herrin Tigers pulled away in the third quarter for a 67-49 win over Cairo in Friday night's first game at the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic boys basketball tournament at Max Morris Gymnasium.
Makenzie Silvey might make SIU women’s basketball history Saturday in the Banterra Center against Bradley.
On July 2, Cindy Stein announced she would retire as the women’s basketball coach at SIU, effective at the end of the 2021-22 season.
Coming off one of its better defensive performances of the year, SIU tries to take that winning formula to Bradley Saturday night.
Officials at Southern Illinois University Carbondale say they are pleased with the first week of in-person classes on the campus, after a week of remote instruction.
A reader calls Congress to action to compensate underpaid disabled veterans fairly.
Hundreds of plaintiffs with cases filed in Southern Illinois courts are joining a national suit against Swiss company Syngenta Ag over the company’s production and sale of the paraquat chemical. The victims in the case claim the company knew about the link to Parkinson’s and other diseases, …
A reader argues that former president Trump's campaign of lies were a threat to democracy including and up to his baseless claim of fraud in the 2020 election.
Ben McGuire is the new manager of Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge … and it’s a perfect fit.
Approaching the 49th anniversary of Roe V. Wade, reproductive healthcare providers in Missouri and Illinois are preparing for a world without it.
Aviation is significant not only to Southern Illinois from an economic perspective, but also in terms of opportunities, jobs and connections to the rest of the world.
A county-by-county look at COVID-19 cases in Southern Illinois, updated weekly on Thursdays.
Businesses have seen the highest recorded number of virus-related worker sickness since April 2020. Now, employers are in the driver’s seat when it comes to offering COVID-specific paid leave, and many aren’t making it easy on their people.
Jim Potter will become Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s new executive director of University Communications and Marketing on Jan. 31.
Winkeler advocates for wildlife documentaries to be used as an educational tool and winter pastime.
Salukis secured a 56-47 win against the Redbirds, keeping them 21 points under their per-game average whilst quashing one of the nation’s best shooting offenses.
Since 2019, Rodger Hughes' company, 618 FIX MY RV, has been repairing, modifying and winterizing campers and motorhomes for customers across Southern Illinois.
Many farmers, especially in the Midwest, are experiencing a real estate boom that makes residential prices pale in comparison.
A reader asks: What good does it do to require students to mask up in class when the same rules aren't enforced at SIU's athletic events, and the fans in attendance don't bother to adhere to guidelines?
Inspired by the winter landscape, Woodward is beginning the new year by simplifying.
Donald Trump Jr., the oldest son of former President Donald Trump, will be the keynote speaker at the group’s 2022 Ronald Reagan Tribute Gala on Oct. 8 in Marion.
Moore says if even 10% of the declassified "The Analysis and Assessment of the Gateway Process" is accurate about the powers of the human mind, it should change the way we think about ourselves, our capabilities and the world we live in.
President Biden opens his second year in office with a new focus. Here's a closer look at his agenda and strategy in this midterm election year.
Police said the shooter wasn’t aiming at Melissa or her mother. Authorities said the shooter intended to harm a 26-year-old man who was walking out of a store not far from where Melissa and her mother stood.
A group of women in Lake County has spent countless hours knitting, crocheting and, more recently, sewing and quilting to make thousands of handmade items to donate to nonprofits and community organizations.
Tax filing season begins Monday for people filing federal and Illinois returns.
Secretary of State Jesse White's office said offices — including driver services facilities — that have been closed since Jan. 3 because of the surge in positive COVID-19 cases across Illinois are opening up again on Monday.
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As the Chicago Bears continue their methodical process vetting candidates simultaneously for their general manager and head coach openings, action should pick up soon.
Marcus Foligno capped a Minnesota Wild comeback for a 4-3 overtime win against the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night in St. Paul, Minn., spoiling a sparkling performance from goalie Kevin Lankinen.
Rienk Mast had 20 points as Bradley defeated Southern Illinois 70-62 on Saturday night.
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A classical music organization started in Vermont for musicians with mental illnesses and the people who support them is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free performance in Boston on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Stormy Daniels, the porn star who catapulted herself and Michael Avenatti to fame with lawsuits against former President Donald Trump, will have a starring role in court beginning Monday when prosecutors try to prove that the California lawyer cheated her of $300,000 in book proceeds.
After spending one weekend in second place, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” proved it still had some fight left. Sony's superhero juggernaut swung back to first place in its sixth weekend in theaters and became the sixth highest grossing film of all time, globally.