A Southern Illinois city is working to lower a flood zone that would encompass a large portion of the area, possibly tripling insurance rates. Business owners say the new developments on the issue are promising.
Parks and recreating departments throughout the state are bracing for big changes as legislators mull over raising Illinois’ minimum wage to $15. Officials say it could drastically change the way they do business.
Three Southern Illinois dental pracitces are giving free dental work to low-income students in the Highland School District. They say its an important part of growing healthy habits and giving them dental work they wouldn’t typically get.
A Southern Illinois city is working to prevent more than 100 acres from earning a flood zone designation, proposed in a preliminary FEMA flood map. The designations would almost triple insurance rates for property owners.
A Southern Illinois high school announced its Illinois State Scholars this week. Twenty-seven students from the graduating class of 2019 from Highland High School have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars.