“Corn planting remains stalled at 1 percent complete. That compares to 56 percent one year ago, when we had that wonderful early spring,” the USDA says.
A scary incident on the campus of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale Wednesday.
WSIL-TV reports Cheng spoke out about the epithets found last week. In a university-wide email, she says she won’t accept racial intolerance.
Authorities say 31-year-old Nathan Morrow of Carbondale was injured Oct. 23, although details of the fall haven’t been made public.
Illinois State Police had said Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010. The toddler died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.
Simon cites a Pew Research Center report that found students amassed an average of $26,000 in student loans in 2010.
With the prison population at an all-time high, the state needs the space at Tamms and Dwight, says state Treasurer Dan Rutherford.
An earthquake shook sections of the Metro-East around 7:30 this morning.
The Illinois delegation bubbled with excitement four years ago. Now, says Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, the thrill is gone.
From early spring through lush, green summers and well into this area’s stunning fall foliage season, this gateway to the south is like nothing you’ve explored.