Congresswoman Robin Kelly leads Chicago Delegation Members in letter opposing decision by Chicago Bears, NFL

Delegation claims double standard: “No fine to teams of players who engage in domestic violence and other crimes” information provided by the Office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly WASHINGTON, DC (May 30, 2018) – U.S. Representative Robin Kelly, along with U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) and Congressmen Bobby Rush (IL-01) and Danny Davis (IL-03), sent a … Read more

IDPH reports first mosquitoes to test positive For West Nile Virus

No human cases reported so far this year information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (May 30, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) confirmed today the first mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in Illinois for 2018. North Shore Mosquito Abatement District staff collected the positive … Read more

Strategic roadside mowing to conserve monarchs, pollinator species begins successful second year

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Adjustment by IDOT aims to re-establish food source for official state insect, other species information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (June 1, 2018) — As concerns for declining pollinator species continue to buzz throughout the country, the Illinois Department of Transportation is reminding the public of a change in mowing operations … Read more

HR Essentials for Supervisors and Managers—a Breakfast with BCI workshop

Wednesday, June 27, 8:30am information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (June 2, 2018) – The South Suburban College Business & Career Institute (BCI) presents a Breakfast with BCI Workshop titled “HR Essentials for Supervisors and Managers,” on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, from 8:30–11:00am, with check-in and continental breakfast to begin at 8:15am. … Read more

Coyote puppies tagged, health work-ups conducted in the Forest Preserves of Cook County

information provided by Cook County Forest Preserves COOK COUNTY, Ill. (June 2, 2018) – In addition to migrating birds and colorful wildflowers, springtime also means it is coyote puppy season in the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Each spring, wildlife biologists follow up on mother coyotes to locate dens and conduct health work-ups on the … Read more

Honoring Illinois’ Fallen

United States and State flags at half-staff from Sunrise, Saturday, June 2, 2018, until Sunset, Monday, June 4, 2018 Notice from the Office of the Governor The Department of Central Management Services has received notice from Governor Bruce Rauner that all persons or entities covered by the Illinois Flag Display Act are to fly the … Read more

Volleyball Summer Camp coming to South Suburban College in June

June 25–29 information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (May 30, 2018) – The South Suburban College Volleyball Program is now accepting registrations for summer camp June 25–29, 2018. The goal of the camp is to have fun while improving each camper’s fundamentals. Beginner Boys and Girls (age 3–8th grade) Camp Dates: Monday, … Read more