Alton Named "Gateway City" for Abraham Lincoln TourismBoosters of Abraham Lincoln-related tourism have designated Alton as a "Gateway Community."
Outdoor Giant Bass Pro to Acquire Rival Cabela's for $5.5BOutdoor gear giants Bass Pro and Cabela's will combine in $5.5 billion deal.
David Gill Off Ballot, Looking to Court to Put Him BackThe panel sustained an objection to David Gill's petitions because he didn't have enough valid signatures needed by an independent.
Rauner Policies Hit During Rally Held by Clergy, UnionThe rally was part of effort in about 25 state capitals organizers called the ``Higher Ground Moral Day of Action.''
Missouri State Dealing with Bats in ClassroomsThe university's working to ensure all bats have been removed.
Illinois Turns to Private Donors to Fix FairgroundsGov. Bruce Rauner put together a foundation last month to tap outside contributors for badly needed repairs to the state's fairgrounds.
Lincoln Museum to Host 'Pets in the White House' EventThe second annual "Pets in the White House" event in Springfield on Sept. 17 will feature a public pet parade.
Rauner Fires 29 from Patronage Scandal Under PredecessorsGov. Bruce Rauner fired 29 IDOT employees who were among hundreds improperly hired based on political connections.
McCaskill Confirms 2018 Run During Missouri Military TourA McCaskill spokesman confirmed she intends to seek re-election.
Grants for Low-Income Schools to Visit Lincoln MuseumBoth public and private schools with a low-income enrollment above 30 percent are eligible.
State, Local Police Team Up to Stop Holiday Impaired DrivingState authorities are teaming up with nearly 200 local police agencies to reduce fatalities this Labor Day weekend.
Addiction Services Featured in Illinois Medicaid ProposalAddiction treatment and support for long-term recovery are included in a restructured proposal of Illinois' Medicaid program.