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Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Friday, Dec. 4, that driver services facilities statewide will remain closed for in-person transactions until Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. A driver services facility is located in Anna.  White reminds the public...
U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill.has been elected by his House Republican colleagues to serve as the lead Republican on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee. The committee works to set the party’s agenda on veterans issues and leading oversight efforts of the administration.  Should Republicans gain the...
By Jerry NowickiCapitol News Illinoisjnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Hospitalizations for COVID-19 have fallen from their second-wave highs, but the death toll from the disease continues to mount. While Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday he was encouraged by the trend in the 18 days since...
By Jerry NowickiCapitol News Illinoisjnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – As the COVID-19 death toll continues to mount, Gov. JB Pritzker and an official from the American Red Cross urged Illinoisans to donate blood to support the state’s health care infrastructure.  That’s one of the...
Southern Seven Health Department reports that according to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, CDC, those who are living with certain chronic medical conditions, such as heart disease, diabetes or asthma, are at higher risk of developing serious complications from flu, like pneumonia...
The State of Illinois recently joined ADM and InnovaFeed in announcing major new plans to bring the world’s largest insect protein production to Decatur. The facility will be owned and operated by the French insect producer InnovaFeed and will co-locate with ADM’s Decatur corn processing complex,...
Winter brings plenty of cold weather challenges with ice, snow, cold and shorter days.  It also brings a heightened threat of workplace carbon monoxide (CO) exposure and poisonings. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, most carbon monoxide poisoning cases occur during the...
Southern Seven Health Department reports the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Monday, Nov. 30, that Union County was at the orange warning level on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) risk metrics.  Union County joined the six other counties in the Southern Seven region at this warning...
Vehicles made their way through high water in the 500 block of East Vienna Street in Anna. The photograph was taken when heavy rain fell in early January of this year. File photo.
Anna officials continue to work on plans to ease flooding which occurs on a city street during heavy rainfall. The matter was discussed at a regular meeting of the Anna City Council which was held Tuesday evening, Nov. 17. Attendance at the meeting was available via teleconference. Flooding...
Santa Claus is planning to visit Cobden from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5. He is scheduled to be at the downtown Cobden park near the playground. In case of rain he will be under the pavilion at the north end of the park.  Social distancing will be in practice and masks must be worn.  Santa...

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