Sammy Hagar Gives Back"Red Rocker" donates money to food bank during Illinois State Fair tour stop
Rauner Opens Illinois State Fair Despite Not Having BudgetGov. Bruce Rauner, the former college football quarterback, presaged Friday's Illinois State Fair kickoff with a pep-rally cheer: "Let's have fun, let's open these gates up and celebrate with this fair. Let's go, 2015!''
Illinois State Fair Grandstand Is Getting Band-AidState budget woes prevent roof replacement at this time.
Illinois State Fair Theme Announced"Making Memories" event will have performances by Pitbull, Florida Georgia Line, and more
People Flock To Illinois State FairFair officials say attendance is up from last year when they had the most highly attended fair in 10 years.
Toby Keith, Journey Get $300,000 For Illinois State FairHeadliners at this year's Illinois State Fair are making hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Sen. Mark Kirk Urges GOP to "Never Give Up"Kirk says Republicans' stance on fiscally conservative values will help protect Illinois from fiscal insolvency. The party comes off major losses in 2012 as well as a recent gay marriage flap.
Monday Is Senior Day At lllinois State FairFree admission Monday for people 60 and older.
Quinn Says No Democratic Rally, Speeches at State FairAngry union members booed Quinn at last year's event. He's currently being sued by Democratic legislative leaders because he cut lawmakers' pay. And he's facing a primary challenge.
Illinois State Fair Kicks Off ThursdayHundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to descend on Springfield for the 160th Illinois State Fair.
Illinois State Fair Attendance Highest in 10 YearsAn estimated 918,875 showed up during the eleven-day run, which ended Sunday. That compares to 815,000, the 2011 estimate.
Grafton Residents Honored For VolunteerismGlen & Jared McNelly restored the entrance sign to Pere Marquette State Park.