Walgreens honors veterans, active duty military and families this weekend

Independence Day discount offered July 3–5 DEERFIELD, Ill. (July 2, 2020) – To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a weekend Independence Day percent discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members. From July 3 through July 5, customers with … Read more

144 stories, 51,027 visitors, 139,149 page views in June—thank you for the growth

June 2020 advertisers and supporters made it possible by Melanie Jongsma, Managing Editor LANSING, Ill. (July 2, 2020) – We published 144 stories in June of 2020, nearly doubling the number we published in June of 2019 (88). That’s an important growth metric, but it’s only part of the story. Publishing more news, and a … Read more

Starved Rock, Matthiessen State Park closures expected during holiday weekend

information provided by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 2, 2020) – Heading into a busy holiday weekend, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Conservation police officers are reminding visitors to Starved Rock State Park and Matthiessen State Park to obey No Parking zones and to have a back-up plan should parks … Read more

Law enforcement to step up traffic safety enforcement for holiday weekend

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (July 2, 2020) – Law enforcement officers throughout the state are taking part in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign to keep impaired drivers off the roads. The stepped-up effort will extend through July 6. “Our goal, as always, is to keep motorists … Read more