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Quincy woman works to provide wheelchairs for people in need

QUINCY — Mary Tieken's work continues, and her efforts are admittedly a genuine labor of love. Read more


David England: Looking for more clues in another sell-off

Last week, I answered your questions on where the market is going, and if it is time to jump back in by analyzing the 2002-2003 sell-off.… Read more

Opinion | A message from local nonprofits: So many needs

Your financial support is needed. We cannot say that those donations will offer relief to those affected by COVID-19. We do say that they will support the neediest among us while in the midst of it. Read more


Kathy Chonez: The dragon-slaying begins

Alive! With Cancer: So, have I slayed that dragon? Not quite, but I have identified it and its lair and offered some reasonably good sword swipes at its jugular. Read more


Climate shifts spur changes in farming

While there is still debate on the causes, climate change is a reality. And farmers will likely feel the effects for years to come. Read more


Second suspect arrested in Monday Carbondale shooting that led to standoff

Carbondale Police have arrested a second suspect in a shooting incident that happened Monday. Read more


1 arrested in Friday shooting; police seek 2 more suspects

One person was arrested and police are looking for two more suspects in connection to a Friday shooting. The shooting didn't cause any inju… Read more


Column | Meera Komarraju: SIUC College of Science full of tradition, pride and promise

The College of Science at Southern Illinois University Carbondale was established Jan. 1, 1973. The original six departments of Botany, Che… Read more


Wet conditions likely to delay planting in Illinois

Farmers in Illinois are keeping their eyes on the skies again, following the wettest year on record that kept many out of their fields unti… Read more


Look back: Leap Day tornado hit Southern Illinois 8 years ago

On Feb. 29, 2012, a devastating tornado touched down in Harrisburg, causing eight deaths. Eight years later, on the second Leap Day since t… Read more

Travel Photo Contest: See some of our editors' favorites from 2018

Get ready for the 2019 version of our popular Destinations Travel Photo Contest. For inspiration, check out some wonderful photos taken by … Read more