Providing outlets for children, as well as highlighting other services that will be offered to area residents, was the focus of area officials as the region sets to enter a new phase of the "Restore Illinois" reopening plan on Friday.
The History Museum on the Square in downtown Quincy could see some improvements in the near future as part of an appropriation in the state's budget.
A female Hancock County resident has become the 16th in the county to test positive for COVID-19, according to public health officials.
The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs has launched "Operation Rising Spirit," challenging service organizations, volunteers and citizens of Illinois to raise the spirits of military veterans and the staffs who care for them.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker spent much of the day Wednesday in downstate Illinois, where he observed flood preparations along the Illinois River in Meredosia before heading to East St. Louis.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has announced his office's reopening plan — beginning June 1 — with the first two months focused on serving only new drivers, customers with expired driver's licenses/ID cards and vehicle transactions.
A Hannibal, Mo., man was arrested on several charges after he reportedly failed to register as a sex offender.
The Pearl man who was convicted and sentenced to life in prison on multiple sex abuse charges had his appeal denied.