Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon is delivering holiday gifts to a central Illinois community damaged by last month’s deadly tornadoes. Simon’s office says she has been collecting gifts at her offices in Carbondale, Springfield and Chicago. Simon plans to take the gifts to the community of Gifford on Friday morning.
Gill: School district taking on safety head-on
The Libertarian candidate for governor is getting 6 or 7 percent in public opinion polls, which is greater than the lead that Gov. Pat Quinn enjoys in recent polls.
The former site of a Civil War training and prisoner of war camp on the South Side of Chicago has received formal recognition.