Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Democrat Legislation Would Ban Natural Gas Hookups

Democrats have introduced legislation that would ban natural gas hookups in new buildings in Illinois and raise costs for Illinois families. Legislation to ban new natural gas hookups in Illinois…

Sunday, April 14, 2024
Enjoy National Gardening Day!

Today is National Gardening Day. Whether you plant vegetables, flowers, houseplants, or anything else, today is the perfect time to get outside and celebrate gardening!

Friday, November 24, 2023
Home Alone Filmed in Chicago

While during Thanksgiving, we focused on the popular Planes, Trains, & Automobiles for being filmed in Illinois, a Christmas movie by John Hughes has also been filmed in the north…

Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Stay Fire Safe This Thanksgiving

For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, and Thanksgiving brings that out even more. Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires with more than three…

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Senior Help Line from Illinois Department on Aging

Seniors can call with any questions about Department on Aging programs, such as the Community Care Program (in-home care and adult day programs), home delivered meals, or locating a senior…

Monday, November 20, 2023
News from State Representative Dan Ugaste – November 20, 2023

CHICAGO House Republicans blast Gov. Pritzker for spending $638 million on Chicago’s migrant crisis. On Thursday, Governor JB Pritzker announced his plan to spend $160 million in taxpayer funds to provide…

Monday, November 20, 2023
Planes, Trains, & Automobiles: A Thanksgiving Classic Filmed in Illinois

It’s a Thanksgiving classic many Illinoisans sit down to every year with pumpkin pie or mugs of cider. Starring Steve Martin and the late John Candy, Planes, Trains, & Automobiles…

Friday, November 17, 2023
2023 Holiday Season Hiring Expected to be Lowest in 15 Years

According to a report from CNN Business, retailers in the U.S. are expected to add just 410,000 seasonal positions for the upcoming holiday shopping season, which would mark the industry’s lowest seasonal…

Thursday, November 16, 2023
Former shopping malls adapt to changing marketplace in Illinois

Once bustling malls in Illinois and across the nation are going bust as shoppers flock to online retailers and home delivery conglomerates. The numbers are sobering, with an estimated 2,500 malls across…

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Are There Mountains in Illinois?

Like much of the Midwest, Illinois is known for its prairies and flatlands. This horizontal topography leads to amazing natural sites like a 90-acre habitat for bison and elk. But is…