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How personal income has changed in Morgan County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Morgan County, Illinois and how it compares to state and national levels.
Jacksonville's Must-Visit Italian Trattorias: A Guide to the Top 3
This article presents a guide to three exquisite Italian restaurants in Jacksonville. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Scully Named New Head Volleyball Coach at Illinois College
Illinois College has announced its next women’s Head Volleyball Coach. Athletic Director Meghan Roman announced that Claire Scully has been hired for the 2024 season. According to a press release, Scully comes to I.C. After working as an assistant volleyball coach and social media coordinator for the athletic department at Washington College the past two seasons. Prior to joining Washington College, Scully served as an assistant volleyball coach at William Paterson University in 2021, head coach at Mount Saint Dominic Academcy from 2019-2021, Golda OCH Academy, and the Atlantic Valley Volleyball Club.
Saints Start Hot From Three To Beat Crusaders
The Cavalry Saints took advantage of playing the quarterfinal of the Class 1A regional on their home floor, sinking a handful of three pointers in the first quarter on their way to an 80-53 win over Lutheran High. Calvary will play New Berlin at New Berlin on Wednesday at 7:30 pm.
Today the gas price is close to $3.59 in Waverly as of 2024-02-21. 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 Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Auburn, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The New Berlin High School basketball team will have a game with Auburn High School - Auburn on February 22, 2024, 18:10:00 CST.
Who will be The State Journal-Register Student of the Week for February 19-23?
Voting for The State Journal-Register Student of the Week is now open after principals and administrators from local and area schools put forth another six nominations. The students were nominated based on academic achievement, leadership, citizenship, character, public service and participation in clubs and activities. We will publish a list...
Vidette earns seven ICPA awards
The Vidette captured seven awards on Saturday in the Illinois College Press Association’s annual contest. The Vidette earned second place for its Redbird Report and Redbird Ring newsletters in a category which was open to all 25 schools in the ICPA. The remaining awards came in the nine-member large...
Glenwood’s Defense Delivers Against Mt Zion; Sends Titans To Sweet Sixteen
The Glenwood defense locked down and powered the Titans into the 3A MacArthur sectional championship game. Glenwood beat Mt Zion 51-34 on Tuesday evening and will play Quincy Notre Dame on Thursday for a sectional title.
Pretzels Hold Off Pawnee To Advance In Postseason Play
Pawnee kept it close, just a one possession game with five minutes to play, but New Berlin pulled away for a 48-35 win over the Indians. New Berlin will play Calvary at New Berlin at 7:30 pm on Wednesday night in the Class 1A regional semifinal.
Cardinals Dominate Second Half to Advance to Sectional Championship
Pleasant Plains defeated Gillespie 51-37 to advance to the 2A Beardstown Sectional Championship. The Cardinals led by just three at one point in the third but they closed the quarter strong and played tough defense in the fourth for the double digit win. Anna Weber led all scorers with 18 points, followed by Bailey Leach with 12.
How Pleasant Plains boys basketball proved the doubters wrong with this junior guard
ATHENS — Give the ball to Cooper Schallenberg and he will invariably make a play. The Pleasant Plains guard can rain a torrent of 3s, but he has also expanded his game over the past couple of years so that he can score anywhere inside the arc, too. “Cooper’s just a good ball player,”...
No doubt about Mossman: Routt's sophomore works for his achievements
JACKSONVILLE — It could’ve been easy to the outside observer to dismiss Jacksonville Routt as a legitimate threat this season after losing two all-state players from the 2022-23 team that finished 28-4. But graduation losses to Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Class 1A third-team all-stater Nolan Killion and honorable mention all-state Michael Wilson, along with Will Merwin, hasn’t prevented the Rockets (19-11) from eyeing an even deeper postseason run than last year’s trip to the 1A regional title game loss to Calvary.
Cooley Highlights Six Wrestlers Who Earn Podium Finishes
Jacksonville’s Oliver Cooley earned a third place finish in the Class 2A state tournament at 215 pounds on Saturday to highlight six area wrestlers who won to earn a podium finish. Glenwood’s Ben Maduena, Lincoln’s Dawson McConnell and Olympia’s Dylan Eimer finished in fourth place. Glenwood’s Max Wiezorek won fifth place, Olympia’s Nolen Yeary finished in sixth place.
Celebrate National Champion Crab Races Day
Although an unusual sport, crab racing is a thrill-filled event that captivates the attention of many. Today on National Champion Crab Races Day, celebrate alongside crab race enthusiasts here in Illinois!. Crab racing has been around for decades with a National Crab Racing Association arising in 1979, becoming the most...
Girls sectional roundup: Pleasant Plains weaves past Gillespie, Staunton falls to CSE
Here are the girls basketball sectional semifinal results around Springfield: On a mission: How Pleasant Plains boys basketball proved the doubters wrong with this junior guard Plain(s) good teammate: Pleasant Plains senior upholds reputation as consummate teammate across all sports For the love of the game: Why this Lutheran High junior is volunteering her time and energy as a basketball referee Giant recovery: Glenwood's Karley Hawkins goes from no steps to big steps as Titans' two-sport standout ...
Snowy Conditions On The Way, Cold Wind Chills To Follow Tonight
Wintry weather is on the way to our area. Snow will overspread central IL this morning, with periods of moderate to heavy snow this morning into afternoon centered on the I-72 corridor from Jacksonville to Danville. Snow will shift southeast and diminish mid to late afternoon. Expect 2 to 5 inches over most of the area. Slick, snow covered roadways have developed quickly. Check gettingaroundillinois.com for current road conditions.
Fulton Co. Man Who Crashed Into 2 SJPD Squad Cars During Chase Sentenced
A Fulton County man who got into a police chase that damaged multiple cars in the middle of Jacksonville this Fall is heading to prison. 45-year old Jeff Smith of Canton pleaded guilty to a single count of aggravated battery to a police officer Tuesday afternoon in Morgan County Circuit Court.
Three local wrestlers take home state championships
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- The state wrestling meet wrapped up Saturday with three local wrestlers coming out on top in their weight classes. Jackson Barnhart (Centennial)
Three-peat: Auburn senior completes quest for third state title at IHSA wrestling finals
CHAMPAIGN — Joey Ruzic immediately put the sectional loss behind him. The Auburn senior didn’t flinch in his final IHSA individual state finals appearance and claimed his third career state title at the State Farm Center on Saturday. Ruzic dispatched Coal City’s Brody Widlowski with a 6-1 decision to win the 1A title at...