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WIU Student Advocates for Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Kaitlyn Bossolono feels like a regular young woman now, but four years ago the then 16 year old’s life was flipped upside down by cancer. “I had no emotion,” she…

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Large fire leaves future for Monmouth meat plant uncertain

The Illinois Office of the State Fire Marshall is investigating the cause of a large fire that broke out at Smithfield Foods on Monday evening in Monmouth. The Monmouth Fire…

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FINAL DROUGHT WATCH: Drought Conditions Erased Across State

The drought situation in Illinois has really improved since the last update back in mid July. Lots of rain has fallen across the region since that update¬†and that has erased…

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President Thomas Issues Budget Update to University Community

On July 26, 2016, President Thomas issued an update to the University Community with regards to the actions in Springfield. This address here is positive news. You can read the…

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Corbin/Olson Halls Designated as Cooling Centers during Heat Wave

Western Illinois University on Tuesday sent a press release out announcing that areas around campus have been designated as cooling centers during the excessive heat this week. Corbin and Olson…

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