Spring Forward: Illinois Reminds Residents of Daylight Saving Time Begins Next Sunday
Chicago, IL – It’s time to spring forward! Daylight Saving Time begins on March 10, 2024, in Illinois, and residents are reminded to set their clocks ahead one hour. This annual time adjustment, which occurs on the second Sunday in March, will officially take place at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 11. While most modern devices will update automatically, traditional clocks will need a manual change. Daylight Saving Time aims to provide an extra hour of evening daylight during the warmer months.
One of the World’s ‘Most Iconic Food Places’ is in Illinois
Who knew, when measured up against the entire world, that one place in Illinois would even rank in the top 100?. Well, that's what happened as I was scrolling through the list of Taste Atlas' Awards for 23/24. Their article called The Most Iconic Food Places in the World includes...
Why Is This Private Jet Left Abandoned Near Illinois Highway?
There is a private jet left abandoned off of a highway in Illinois. Seeing This Abandoned Airplane In Illinois For The First Time. In the summer of 2020, Metallica recorded a live concert movie that was shown at drive-ins throughout the United States including several locations in Illinois. At the time, the parking lot of the Now Arena (formally Sears Centre) was set up as a temporary outdoor movie theater.
Central IL firefighters unite for rare roundtable talk
Fire departments from throughout Central Illinois gained a little insight thanks to a roundtable talk.
Have You Noticed The Funny Things Happening With Fish At Illinois And Wisconsin Culver’s?
Something funny is going on with Walleye at Culver's restaurants all throughout Illinois and Wisconsin, and we are 100 percent here for it!. Lenten season is in full effect right now, and fish fry's always go hand-in-hand with that. Many folks would say Wisconsin holds the crown when it comes...
See Dozens of Hot Air Balloons at Illinois Balloon Festival This Summer
There's something whimsical about hot air balloons, and you can see dozens of them in Illinois this summer. There's something kind of whimsical about seeing a hot air balloon in the sky, and these days we don't seem to see them very often. Hot air balloons have been around since the 1700s and work on the heat-rising principle. Virgin Balloon Flights explains:
Severe weather threat exists for Illinois Monday, forecasts say
Spring-like temperatures once again have Illinois under the threat of severe weather to kick off the new work week, according to forecasts. In the latest guidance published by the Storm Prediction Center, the entire state of Illinois is at a “marginal” risk of severe weather, the second of five threat levels recognized by the SPC.
Illinois residents to participate in statewide tornado drill during Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Starting March 4, Illinois residents will receive preparedness tips during Severe Weather Preparedness Week.
Have You Heard the Terrifying Legend About Illinois’ Homey the Clown?
In the early 1990s people in Illinois were reporting seeing a creepy clown stalking children in the Chicago area, but are these accounts actually true?. I was a young teen living in Illinois in the early 90s, and this is the only Homey The Clown I remember... Yes, that is...
Intense Debate: Illinois Democrat Suggests Prohibition of Non-Cage Free Eggs
977wmoi.com - 02/28/2024 01:57:52 PM. Illinois State Senator Linda Holmes recently proposed a ban on non-cage-free eggs in the state, a move that has sparked a heated debate among citizens. The proposal, which includes a $2000 per-day fine for violators, is based on the USDA's definition of cage-free as chickens being able to wander, either indoors or outdoors.
This Illinois Town Has ‘The Most Smokers’ In The Entire State
Nestled in the heart of Illinois, one town has earned the reigning title of being the city with the highest concentration of cigarette smokers in the state. Fun fact: I have never smoked a cigarette in my life. I'm 26 years old and don't even know how to hold, light, or take a puff of a cigarette. That's a good thing, right?
Here are 15 Slang Terms You’ll Only Understand if you’re from Illinois
Welcome to the Land of Lincoln, where the spirit of the prairie meets the rhythm of the city, and the slang is as diverse as the neighborhoods of Chicago. From the iconic “Chi-Town” to the downstate charm of a “Cornfield Cadillac,” Illinoisans have a linguistic flair that’s both prideful and humorously down-to-earth. In this journey through 15 laugh-inducing slang terms, let’s unravel the linguistic tapestry that makes being from the Prairie State a uniquely amusing experience.
Would you pay $187 for a Hot Dog in Illinois?
Would you pay $187 for a hot dog? A place in Illinois is offering you the chance to buy one of these unique luxury dogs, here are the details on this pricey dog... According to an article from NBC Chicago, the Pendry Chicago Hotel is offering a limited-time expensive luxurious hot dog for the low price of $187... The hot dog is priced so high in honor of Chicago's upcoming 187th birthday on March 4th. What do you get for your money? On the site, they say...
9 of the Creepiest and Oldest Schools in the State of Illinois
Some schools in Illinois have been around for an insanely long period of time. Obviously, some have seen better days and been around a lot longer than others. These I found are the absolute oldest in the entire state. Memories Of Going To School In Illinois. When I walk into...
Strong winds and record heat Sunday afternoon
A WIND ADVISORY has been issued for all of northern Illinois until 6pm Sunday as wind gusts from the south approach 50mph (plus) in some locations!. The strong winds are the result of a deepening low-pressure system to the west, along with a cold front marching through Iowa. Winds will remain gusty, over 40 mph, through sunset before slowly tapering off through the evening. However, it’s likely we’ll maintain a breeze overnight which will keep temperatures in the low 50s overnight.
‘Little’ Illinois Diner Called the Absolute Best in the Entire State
I'm sure you've had a meal a time or two at a diner, but I'll bet you've never eaten a diner quite like this one. That's because the pedigree of cooking skills can only be matched by the highest quality restaurants. If you're a fan of the TV show The...
Illinois is Firing a Particle Beam Underground at South Dakota?
Scientists are much braver than most of the rest of us. Don't believe me? Try this on for size. Scientists in Illinois are about to fire a particle beam underground at South Dakota and they're not even a little bit nervous about it apparently. Illinois scientists preparing to fire a...
Illinois’ Absolute Worst-Rated Pizza Just Got Revealed & We Agree
I'm not saying this deserves to be called out, I'm just not sure it's the worst pizza in Illinois. Depending on who you ask, they'll say "Deep Dish Pizza is the way to go" or "Eating Deep Dish Pizza is like eating a casserole." Most of the time, Deep Dish...
Area Teams Play In Sectional Finals
High school boys sectional championship games were played Friday night in Illinois. Area teams claiming sectional titles were Christ Our Rock Lutheran in Class 1A, Teutopolis in Class 2A, and Centralia in Class 3A. Breese Central was defeated by Benton, 34-32, in the Benton Class 2A Sectional. Christ Our Rock...