The Illinois Supreme Court has struck down the city of Sparta's policy that partly evaluates police officers on the number of citations officers issue, finding it violates an Illinois law prohibiting ticket quotas.
Guest View: Next year, without a doubt, there will be empty seats at the Thanksgiving table. Will you be able to say you truly did all you could to help your community? Did you speak up when it was your voice needed most?
The 2000 Harrisburg Bulldogs went 14-0 and had just one close game en route to the Class 3A title. But it wasn’t just that they went unbeaten and steamrolled almost everyone they played. It was also a story of what some would call a perfect storm.
The nonprofit organization overseeing the renovation of R. Buckminster Fuller's "Dome Home" in Carbondale recently completed the second phase of a project to restore the home to how it looked when Fuller resided there in the 1960s.