Western Illinois University

Jordan "JJ" Veloz (photo courtesy Western Illinois University)

W. Illinois Football Player-Infant Bone Marrow Donor

Be The Match program linked up 20-year-old Jordan Veloz with child who has immune disorder


File photo of a police car. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Three Arrests After Fights at WIU Dance in Macomb

The dance hosted by the Black Student Association


Missouri Southern State University in Joplin, Mo.

Murder Prompts Mo. Southern to Cancel Homecoming

Football team’s assistant coach Derek Moore was gunned down in parking lot of Joplin theatre, police say.


Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville

Moody’s Downgrades Debt of 7 Illinois Universities

Illinois now has the lowest credit rating of any state in the country, largely because of its unpaid bills and $100 billion in unfunded retirement plans for state employees.


Megan Ervin Of Quincy Named Miss Illinois

Megan Ervin of Quincy has been crowned Miss Illinois.



Mild Winter Spells Problems for Farmers

Above-average temperatures this winter, plus above-average rainfall this spring could spell trouble for Illinois farmers.



Former Western Illinois Student Pleads Guilty to Bomb Threats

18-year-old Cameron McKoy made nine separate bomb threats by telephone between Oct. 25 and Nov.11.


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