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Illinois 200 | Led by the Rockford region, Illinois is a leader in aerospace and aviation technology

Editor’s note: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press … Read more

Female cheetahs detect suitable mates from males’ urine, study by SIU researcher shows

CARBONDALE — It turns out, female cheetahs are quite picky about their mates. And when they’re allowed to choose them, the chances of healt… Read more

Column | Ladies in the Lede: IDNR program is a crash course in 'Becoming an Outdoors Woman'

From canoeing and hiking to identifying wild mushrooms, from rock climbing to catching and cleaning fish, from firing a gun to orienteering… Read more

Birth Announcements

ATKINS, Jordan and Jonah, a daughter, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. Read more

Boil order lifted in Johnston City

JOHNSTON CITY — The boil order for water customers from Fifth Street and Prosperity to Stotlar roads has been lifted. Read more


Southern Illinois residents find comfort, mobility, and savings with an American Standard Walk-In Tub

Call (888) 252-0208 to learn more about relieving pain, staying independent, and make bathing safer again. Save up to $1,500 on a Walk-In T…


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Southern Illinois need to know before they decide.