Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 counties in Illinois

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sun. November 27, 2022

-
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wrestler who was killed late Wednesday evening in Champaign County had Will County ties. Francis Edelen, 21, was an All-State wrestler at Oak Forest High School, where he graduated with honors before joining the Illini wrestling ...
This week we'll continue with our review of the names of the counties of Illinois, beginning with the three counties that the State Legislature established in 1824: Clay, Clinton, and Wabash counties. Clay County was named after Henry Clay of Kentucky, a notable American leader during this period who ...

In today's episode of “How Illinois undercuts itself,” we focus on some loopy action by members of the Cook County Board — many of whom are forever complaining that their constituents deserve more job options. Keep reading. There are plenty of differences between Texas and Illinois, but the one to focus ...
Illinois State Board of Elections spokesman Matt Dietrich said Tuesday afternoon that the figure is more than double the last non-presidential primary election. Statewide tallies for people showing up at the polls on Tuesday were not yet available. Will County Clerk Nancy Schultz Voots said voter turnout as ...
Cronin released a statement thanking the election judges, saying, "I would like to thank the residents of DuPage County who volunteered their time to serve as an election judge or precinct worker. Serving in this capacity requires a significant time commitment on their part, including lengthy training sessions ...
Deerfield computer consultant Douglas Bennett has won a three-way GOP primary in Illinois to challenge U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider, who ran .... Voters in the Illinois county that includes Chicago have backed the recreational use of marijuana in a nonbinding referendum. The question for Cook County ...

CHICAGO, Ill. (KWQC) – Voters in the county that includes Chicago – the second-most-populous county in the U.S. – have overwhelming approved the recreational use of marijuana in a nonbinding referendum. Approximately 68 percent of Cook County voters on Tuesday approved when asked if Illinois ...
Voters in the Illinois county that includes Chicago have backed the recreational use of marijuana in a nonbinding referendum. The question for Cook County voters asked if Illinois should legalize "the cultivation, manufacture, distribution, testing, and sale of marijuana and marijuana products for recreational ...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Federal and state officials are scheduled to conduct damage assessments in three Illinois counties after flooding damaged or destroyed more than 120 homes last month. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner's office said Friday that teams from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Illinois ...
In the six-county Chicago area, Vallas held a narrow lead over former Attorney General Roland Burris, while then-U.S. Rep. Rod Blagojevich was a more distant third. Blagojevich, however, won 93 of the 96 Downstate counties, where he had campaigned extensively. He ended up winning the nomination ...
JACKSON COUNTY -- SIUC junior Tony Barbato decided to run for Jackson County Board in December. Barbato says the impact of the county's higher than average taxes prompted him to run. "These constituents want they want lower taxes and they want owning property to be more affordable in Jackson ...
ANSWER: The State of Illinois should pay all monies owed to Cook County or Cook County State's Attorney office should follow legal proceedings under Article IX of the State of Illinois Constitution. County board Commissioner should have working relationship with state legislators within their district to ...
Ervin said the company doesn't anticipate filing another rate case with the ICC for six to eight years, barring any unforeseen event. Aqua Illinois serves 53 communities in 13 Illinois counties, including Philo in Champaign County and Danville, Tilton, Indianola, Catlin, Westville, Belgium and some other ...
Wikimedia Commons. Illinois county fair officials say they still don't have nearly $1.5 million promised to them in the current state budget for fair operations. ... The state legislature had initially pledged more than $10 million to help county fair officials maintain fairgrounds and buildings. But Governor Bruce ...
Shall the Village of Flossmoor, Cook County, Illinois, impose a 1% Non-Home Rule Municipal Retailers' Occupation Tax and a Non-Home Rule Municipal .... If you live in Chicago, you can find your ballot questions here, and if you're in one of the area's suburban counties, you can find your referenda here.
Approximately 318 bobcats were killed in Illinois during the hunting and trapping season that was in effect Nov. 10 through Feb. 15. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that 1,000 permits were issued to hunters and trappers for the season. Permit holders salvaged 40 ...
Some county officials in southwestern Illinois say crime from St. Louis is trickling into the state. March 4, 2018, at 10:51 a.m. ... Madison County Sheriff John Lakin recently said the county is starting to feel the effects of being near "one of the most dangerous cities in the United States." "There are bad people, and I'm trying to ...

GALLATIN COUNTY, IL (KFVS) -. The flood warning continues for the Ohio River at Old Shawneetown. The Ohio River was at 52.0 feet on Mar. 4 and is predicted to crest at 52.1 feet. The flood stage at Old Shawneetown is 33 feet. Drivers going around barricades or ignoring water over roadway signs are ...
MACOMB — The Illinois State Police on Thursday confirmed to the Voice that its investigation division is reviewing the circumstances surrounding a call to the McDonough County Dispatch Center made in April 2017 involving Sheriff Rick VanBrooker. “At this time we are looking through the allegations at ...
Illinois' two largest bar associations released their recommendations for Cook County circuit court candidates running in the March 20 primary. For candidates running countywide, the Illinois State Bar Association rated the following candidates not recommended: Lori Ann Roper, Corri Diane Fetman and ...
Governor Bruce Rauner issued a disaster declaration for three Illinois counties—Kankakee, Vermillion and Iroquois. State aid, which includes boats, trucks, pumps, hoses and sandbags, is said to be on the way to flood victims in areas that suffered from heavy rains within the past week. Officials said the ...
The preventative drug is more than 90 percent effective for sexual transmission and 70 percent for needle transmission. Paula Clark is the department's director of HIV Services. She says the state's lower 19 counties see about 26 new cases a year. Chicago also is seeing fewer than 1,000 cases a year for ...
Overweight permit fees in surrounding counties range between $20 and $50, and in Joliet, Romeoville, Rockdale and Wheatland Township $75 for a single trip, according to the presentation. Those entities are among 60 in Illinois using the Oxcart online system. Oxcart is free to local governments because ...
Among the healthiest counties: New York County, New York, Pitkin County, Colorado, and Iroquois County, Illinois. Among the least healthy: Menominee County, Wisconsin, Turner County, Georgia, McNairy County, Tennessee, and of course, Musselshell. "This suggests a separate role for culture and ...
Steve Grzanich looked into the expected overall growth from the current Q1 earnings with Sheraz Mian (Research Director at Zacks Investment Research). Joe Marx (Director at the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation) then joined Steve to discuss the health report card for counties in Illinois, breaking down ...
(TNS) — Belleville, Ill. — Unlike some metro east communities, St. Clair County does not have its own system to send emergency alerts to smartphones or landlines, a fact that prompted one former county employee to say leaders aren't doing enough to keep residents safe. The county uses a combination ...


 

news and opinion