Rushville's Los Charros to be featured in America's Best Restaurants Roadshow
Rushville, Ill. (KHQA) — Los Charros will be hosting a visit from America’s Best Restaurants (ABR) in March. America’s Best Restaurants, a national media and marketing company focusing on bringing attention to local, independently owned restaurants, will bring its ABR Roadshow to Los Charros, of Rushville, Illinois, on March 12th.
Schuyler County Sheriff Arrests and Citations 02-19 to 02-26-24
Schuyler Co Sheriff Bill Redshaw reports the following activity in Schuyler Co for the week of February 19th to February 26th:. Delaney Rangel of Virginia was driving a 2014 Toyota Rav4 and was travelling eastbound on RT 103 and was attempting to pass Exante Gedeus of Jacksonville which was driving a 2013 Dodge Dart. Rangel struck Gedeus before completely overtaking his vehicle.
Western Illinois University President Huang steps down, Mindrup to be named Interim President
MACOMB, Ill (KWQC) - Western Illinois University President Guiyou Huang is set to step down from his position. According to school officials, Huang’s departure from the University will be on Mar. 31. Vice President of the Quad Cities Campus Operations Kristi Mindrup will serve as Interim President pending the...
Western Illinois faces a federal complaint regarding scholarships
(The Center Square) – Western Illinois University is the subject of a federal civil rights complaint about scholarships. Cornell University law professor William A. Jacobson is the founder of the Equal Protection Project, or EqualProtect.org, which claims that 16 scholarships at Western Illinois are discriminatory. “So these are scholarships which are open only to certain races, certain ethnicities and, in some cases, certain genders and certain gender identities,” Jacobson said. ...
JHS kicker stands out
Jacksonville Crimson Brandon Sims works hard, hones skills, looks to the future. Jacksonville Crimson kicker Brandon Sims recently made a splash in Las Vegas with a standout performance at one of the top Special Teams Showcases in the country. Nearly 250 of the top high school kickers and punters in...
Today the gas price is close to $3.59 in Beardstown as of 2024-03-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Jacksonville woman identified as driver in head-on collision with ISP trooper on I-72
CURRAN, Ill. (WICS) — More information has been released about a wrong-way driver who hit a State Trooper’s squad car outside of Springfield on Saturday, according to our media partner at WLDS. According to the Illinois State Police, Sarah K. Racey, 20, of Jacksonville, has been identified as...
Humane Society of McDonough County hoping for new shelter for pets
MACOMB, Ill. (KHQA) — The Humane Society of McDonough County is hoping to get a new shelter for their furry friends. The current home for the pets, which is at the McDonough County Animal Shelter, can hold up to two dozen dogs and about 30 cats. The shelter says...
Local Updates: Adams County Judge Removed, Galesburg Lake Closure, and ISU Faculty Unionization
It's time for our Friday Reporter Roundtable, today we'll focus on Macomb-Galesburg and Bloomington-Normal. An Adams County judge is being removed by the Illinois Courts Commission, a diesel fuel spill caused a lake in Galesburg to close, and tenure and tenure-track faculty at ISU are now officially unionized. GUESTS: Jane Carlson Regional Reporter, WIUM — Tri States Public Radio Lyndsay Jones Reporter, WGLT — Bloomington-Normal Public RadioVisit here for more details.
County clerks push back against legislation allowing schools to deny polling places
(The Center Square) – The Illinois Association of County Clerks said House Bill 4709 would make it more difficult to find polling places. The bill would allow school boards to deny county clerks access to public school buildings for use as polling places. State Rep. Maura Hirschauer, D-Batavia, introduced HB4709 that would amend the current state statute that says if a county board chooses a school to be a polling place, then the school district must make the school available. The measure was assigned to...
Exploring dementia through art
The Art Association of Jacksonville is pleased to welcome artist Benjamin Kaplan to The David Strawn Art Gallery, 331 W College Ave. in Jacksonville, March 2-30. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 2 from 6-8 p.m., with “Gallery Talk” by Kaplan at 6:30 p.m. The opening reception and gallery hours are free and open to the public.
Beardstown, March 01 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Williamsville High School basketball team will have a game with Marquette High School - Alton on March 01, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Deer hunting 'a cycle of life.' But fewer people are hunting in Illinois.
Mike Foulk walked along the edge of a harvested farm field southeast of Macomb just after sunrise on a hazy, damp, and chilly morning in early December. It was firearm hunting season in Illinois, and Foulk hoped to spot a deer. He is one of a decreasing number of firearm deer hunters in Illinois.
The Jacksonville Pub Crawl: 6 Pubs You Can't Miss
This article presents a selection of six notable pubs in Jacksonville. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
How Macomb pulled off one of the biggest comebacks of the IHSA basketball playoffs
CANTON — That’s why it’s called March Madness. Macomb mounted a comeback for the ages, rallying from 17 points down to upset No. 3-ranked Manual, 41-40, in the Class 2A Canton Sectional semifinals on Wednesday night. The Bombers are now a game away from making the Elite Eight for the first time since a 2006 Class A boys basketball state quarterfinal appearance.
Jacksonville Children’s Foundation Provides Grant for H.S. Wrestling Competition Mat
The Jacksonville Chidlren’s Foundation was recognized by Jacksonville School District 117’s Board of Education last Wednesnay night for a grant to the district’s high school wrestling program. The foundation recently donated over $9,400 to Jacksonville High School’s wrestling program to purchase a competition wrestling mat. Jacksonville High...
Marquette notches win #26 at Beardstown 2A Sectional
P.Plains - Liam Hatfield - 13, Cooper Schallenberg - 13 _. TUE - Centralia 60, Highland 52 (OT)
Sparks Notes – John Biernbaum, Humane Society of McDonough County
Sparks is joined by John Biernbaum, the co-chair for the upcoming HSMCIL Casino Night Fundraiser, to talk about the return of the much enjoyed event on Saturday, March 2nd. The evening promises a fun time with food, drinks, friends, prizes, and plenty of casino games to play. Tickets are currently...
In-state RB Xay Davis locks in spring visit to Virginia
Want the latest news on Virginia delivered right to your email? Subscribe to the Wahoos247 newsletter here. It is free and a great way to get daily updates on Virginia football, basketball, baseball, recruiting, and more delivered straight to your inbox. The Virginia football continues to lock in visitors for...
WIU to Offer Virtual Graduate Information Sessions
Have you thought about going back to school? The Western Illinois University School of Graduate Studies will offer multiple virtual information sessions this semester and summer. Individuals interested in pursuing a master's degree, post-baccalaureate certificate or who want to take graduate level courses as a non-degree student are invited to...