Monthly Archives: June 2016

Storms Move Through Western Illinois; Provide Spectacular View

Non-Severe Thunderstorms moved through Western Illinois this evening and that provided not only some amazing structure, but opportunities to go out on the roads and track the storms. That was…

President Jack Thomas issues letter to University Community in Response to the passage of the Stopgap Budget

President Jack Thomas issued a letter to the University Community in response to the passage of the Stopgap Budget. This budget again will fund critical governmental operations including higher education….

DROUGHT WATCH: Some Areas Improve, Others Worsen

Areas across Illinois saw changes in the drought conditions. Some areas saw improvement, other saw worsening drought conditions. The drought conditions that are Northeast of McDonough County saw improvement as…

Stopgap Budget Deal Passed by Illinois General Assembly

After almost a full fiscal year of no budget for the State of Illinois, the stopgap budget measure has indeed been passed. The legislation that is expected to be signed by…

WGN-TV currently blacked out on DISH

WGN-TV is currently blacked out on DISH Network as Tribune Media Company’s contract with Dish expired. Another channel affected by this blackout is “WGN-America,” which is a nation-wide channel. Tribune Media has…

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