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<p class="p1">Union County Soil and Water Conservation District directors invite the community to attend an open house which is planned Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the USDA building in Anna.</p><p class="p1">Doors open for the event at 7 a.m. and close at 5 p.m. The USDA building is...
<p class="p1">Gov. Bruce Rauner on Jan. 5 added 11 counties to the state disaster declaration for widespread flooding. </p><p class="p1">The counties include Cass, Cumberland, Iroquois, Lawrence, Marion, Menard, Moultrie, Pike, Richland, Sangamon and Vermilion.</p><p...
As of 8 a.m. this morning, Jan. 6, the voluntary evacuation order has been lifted for all areas of Union County that were affected by the recent threat of flooding conditions. Union County Sheriff's Office.911, Union County Ambulance Service and the Union County Emergency Management Agency want to...
<p class="p1">In a year when many state records were broken, 2015 ended with historically warm temperatures and well above-normal precipitation, leading to the warmest and wettest December on record for the Midwest, according to the Midwestern Regional Climate Center, MRCC, at the Illinois...
<p class="p1">A Southern Illinois legislator continues to invite area residents to sign a petition in support of a property tax freeze in the state.</p><p class="p1">"Southern Illinois families have already been asked for more than their share of taxes," State Rep. Brandon Phelps...
<p class="p1">The Mississippi Valley Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reported in a Dec. 30 news release that it had fully activated its flood fighting emergency management operations for the Rock Island, St. Louis, Memphis, Vicksburg and New Orleans districts.</p><p...
<p class="p1">The Union County Chamber of Commerce has announced guest speakers for its 2016 monthly meetings through July.</p><p class="p1">Dr. Tim Bellamey, president of Shawnee Community College is scheduled to speak on Feb. 4.</p><p class="p1">Robert Steiner,...
<p class="p1">U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District Commander Col. Anthony Mitchell activated an Emergency Operations Center Saturday, Dec. 26, to increase awareness and prepare for forecasted river stages.</p><p class="p1">“Activating the Emergency Operations Center...
<p class="p1">Janice Newton, owner of From the Heart Flowers and Gifts on the square in Jonesboro, was busy on a Monday afternoon, getting orders ready. </p><p class="p2">Most would say she's busy with Valentine's Day fast approaching, but Monday was also the first day that her...

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