Representative Cheri Bustos has launched a new poll to gauage the priorities of Tri-Counties residents. In a release on Bustos.House.Gov Rep. Bustos revealed a survey asking constituents to list their...read more
Countrty star Shania Twain is heading back out on the road and will be not too far from the Tri-Counties. Hog Country 102.5 reported this morning that Shania will bring her "Rock this Country" tour to...read more
Hepatitis C is a silent killer according to one state lawmaker and he's working with other Illinois leaders to make more people aware of it. Kim Howard has more from Springfield...
The Illinois Attorney General's office is sharing its annual top ten consumer complaints list. In 2014, consumer debt related complaints topped the list of nearly 22-thosuand complaints. Those complai...read more
A bill introduced in the Illinois Legislature could help save jobs at the Clinton nuclear power plant and nuclear power plants in Byron and Cordova. The plants have not been profitable for parent comp...read more
The Illinois Depart of Corrections has serious concerns about a spate of new 'Tough on Crime' bills making their way through the state legislature. More from Kim Howard in the capitol...
State Farm saw its profits fall in 2014, from $5.2 billion in 2013 to $4.2 billion last year. Underwriting losses in the company's property-casual companies totaled $939 million last year. Spokesman D...read more
States around the Midwest are joining the right-to-work bandwagon, but the question remains whether Illinois will climb aboard.Right-to-work prohibits workers from being required to join or pay money ...read more
It was cold last month, just not record cold for most places. State Climatologist Jim Angel says that the statewide average temperature was 18.6 degrees, nearly 11.5 degrees below the average set from...read more
A U.S. Supreme Court hearing Wednesday could have serious implications for hundreds of thousands of Illinoisans receiving subsidies through the Affordable Care Act.In King v. Burwell, justices will de...read more
The Internal Revenue Service is reporting that scam artists continue to prey on taxpayers trying to lure people into a situation that they feel they cannot get out of.
Michael Devine with the...read more
A free Bluebird Workshop is on the schedule for Saturday, March 28th from 9 til noon at the Izaak Walton League Lodge located on Illinois Route 82 north of Geneseo at the Hennepin Canal.
The ...read more