Neighbors speak out about the fatal fire in Delavan
DELAVAN (25News Now) - After 7 p.m. on Friday, authorities got the call about a fire in Tazewell County at the 8200 block of Locust Rd. in rural Delavan. Nearly two hours later the resident was pronounced dead. A neighbor who chose to remain anonymous describes the night. “I couldn’t...
Cass Co. officers arrest wanted shooting suspect overnight
BEARDSTOWN, Ill. (WCIA) — Cass County authorities successfully apprehended an “armed and dangerous” shooting suspect early Sunday morning, after announcing he was at large Saturday night. The Cass County Sheriff’s Office and Beardstown Police responded to a report of shots fired just before 6 p.m. Saturday. At the scene near Clay Street and East 5th […]
Multiple buildings on fire in Glasford
GLASFORD, Ill. (WMBD) — Multiple structures have burned down due to a large field fire in Glasford, requiring a multi-agency response. WMBD observed at least nine fire companies at the scene on Northrup Rd, including Buckheart, Copperas Creek, Timber Hollis, Logan-Trivoli, Elmwood, Farmington, North Pekin, Bartonville and Limestone. It...
Girls state champs, boys sectional champs: Vote for the SJ-R's athlete of the week
Here are The State Journal-Register's athlete of the week nominees. The poll closes at noon on Friday. Information about the nominees is below. Lincoln's Taryn Stotlzenburg won last week's poll with 1,268 votes. If you have trouble viewing the poll, click on this link. Jenna Bowman, Lincoln, girls basketball. The...
Okawville beats Illini Bluffs in state championship
NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD)– The Okawville Rockets won the state championship after playing against the Illini Bluffs Tigers on Saturday. The Illini Bluffs lead 10-5 in the first quarter before Okawville narrowed the gap during the second quarter, leaving the Bluffs with just a one point lead at 15-14. After...
The annual Fishing Show and Tackle Swap brought out several fishers of all ages
TREMONT (25News Now) - The Fish Tackle Swap at Tremont High School kicked off Saturday. The Tremont Fishing Show brought out five high schools. Many vendors from all over the state were at the event to sell items going toward St. Jude’s. The event also included seminars for fishers.
Fulton County Board Committee Meeting Agenda for March 5, 2024 Published: Here's What's Planned
The Fulton County Board Committee has published the agenda for the meeting on March 5, 2024. The meeting will be at the Fulton County Board Office at 257 West Lincoln Street, Lewistown, IL 61542. The agenda includes a call to order, roll call, and approval of the minutes from the February 6, 2023 meeting.
Fulton County Residents: Upcoming Highway Committee Meeting on March 5, 2024
Fulton County Board Committee Agenda Committee: Highway Committee Meeting Place: Fulton County Highway Department, 430 E. Oak Street, Canton, IL 61520 Time: 7:30 a.m. Date: 3-5-24 Call in number for Committee Meeting 1-720-843-2906 Meeting Password – 1886497 1. Call to Order 2. Roll Call 3. Announcements, Communications and Correspondence 4. Call for Additions/Deletions To and Approval of the Agenda 6. Acceptance of Minutes of Previous Meeting(s) 7. County Engineer’s Report 8. Consent Agenda Items a. Claims 9. Action Agenda 10. Other 11. AdjournmentVisit here for more details.
Storm Spotter Training in Central Illinois
Peoria, IL (WMBD)– There are many factors that goes into issuing warnings for severe weather here in Central Illinois. One of those factors, is you!. The National Weather Service office in Lincoln is hosting several spotter training classes through the spring. These classes help Central Illinoisians become better versed in how to spot storms.
WATCH: Wild buzzer-beater earns Normal Community IHSA sectional basketball title
PEKIN — Basketball buzzer-beaters normally come from long range. Not on this Friday night at Dawdy Hawkins Gymnasium. No. 6-ranked Normal Community shocked No. 5 Quincy, 44-43, to win the Class 4A Pekin Sectional championship after an unlikely play in the final seconds set up an unorthodox buzzer-beating dunk. PEORIA BASKETBALL: Richwoods upsets Metamora...
Canton man arrested for alleged burglary while on pretrial release
CANTON (25News Now) - A Canton man was arrested Saturday for multiple counts of burglary, having been on pretrial release on other felony charges. The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office says Cole T. Hyett, 36, was arrested on the preliminary charges. The sheriff’s office says they utilized GPS technology to...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Kittens Up for Adoption in Pekin, IL
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around pekin.
Hunters become the hunted: Returning Railers say they're up to challenge without seniors
NORMAL — The Class 3A girls basketball state champion left behind something for those Lincoln players returning. A target on their backs. Next season, opponents on the Railsplitters’ schedule will see the graduation losses of Jenna Bowman, Kloe Froebe, Tori Geriets, Becca Heitzig and Taryn Stoltzenburg as their chance for payback against a...
Jacksonville, March 04 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Winchester High School Co-op - West Central basketball team will have a game with Illini Bluffs High School on March 04, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Illinois Youth Center in Lincoln construction delayed with Governor Pritzker’s new budget looming
Construction for the Illinois Youth Center in Lincoln is being held off as they are set to receive funds from the governor’s new budget. It was announced in February 2021 that the former Lincoln Development Center, which had been vacant for over 20 years, would be turned into the Illinois Youth Center, a place.
Fulton County Resists LockBit's Ransom Demands Amid Cyber Extortion Drama
Fulton County is standing firm against cybercriminals as a second ransom deadline imposed by the LockBit group has come and gone without payment from county officials. This move comes despite threats from the nefarious group to leak stolen sensitive data, as the impasse in this digital standoff continues. According to FOX 5 Atlanta, no data breaches have been reported following the deadline, which passed on Thursday, leading to a persistent cloud of uncertainty.
IL Pekin's Most Loveable Cats Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to pekin..
Lincoln beats Glenwood in All-CS8 final, 1st title in team history
NORMAL (WCIA) — Lincoln girls basketball won its first State title in program history defeating Central State 8 rival Glenwood in the 3A Championship Final 60-44 on Saturday. Almost a year to the date after tears of pain, Lincoln cried tears of joy to avenge last year’s championship game loss to Nazareth Academy. “Every day, […]
Garage a total loss during Canton fire
UPDATE (Wednesday, February 28th, 8:30 a.m.) — The Canton Fire Department aided in the response to a garage fire late Tuesday night in Fulton County. According to Fire Chief Mark Hanlin, the fire broke out around 7:20 p.m. on East Linn Street in Canton. The department was aiding the response of Copperas Creek Fire to the scene.
Macomb boys basketball shoots its way to the IHSA Elite Eight
CANTON — Macomb hit nine 3-pointers en route to a 54-38 win over Taylor Ridge Rockridge in the Class 2A Canton Sectional boys basketball championship game. The Bombers (28-5) won the school their first sectional since 2006 and advanced to the Springfield Supersectional to face Williamsville at 6 p.m. Monday.