Nixon: Wildfire risks will remain through mid-November.
More than 700 deer are known to have been killed so far this summer in Illinois by Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease.
One farmer believes his soybeans could yield some 90 percent of what he’s typically get.
Edwardsville administrators called off the directive after predictions for lower temperatures with more frequent rainfall.
Mid-America Business Conditions Index remained below growth neutral for a second month.
There are currently 1,100 deer that are believed to have died from the bluetongue virus.
The Fall outlook also suggests above normal temperatures.
Low water means crews can’t use barges to move heavy sections of bridge deck.
U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) criticizes Democrats for ignoring drought-relief aid bill.
“As you move to the fall, the chance of fire’s going to increase,” Nixon told reporters this morning. “When the leaves turn brown, they’re easier to burn.”