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Wednesday, June 12, 2024
IDNR’s Free Fishing Days are this weekend, June 14-17, 2024!

IDNR’s Free Fishing Days are this weekend, June 14-17, 2024! Illinois residents looking to get out on the water can do so free of charge in numerous locations this weekend,…


Tuesday, June 11, 2024
National Corn on the Cob Day!

Did you know that Illinois is the 2nd highest corn-producing state in the nation? Celebrate National Corn on the Cob Day and support Illinois farmers today by enjoying locally-grown corn!


Friday, June 7, 2024
Franklin Park Fest

The Village of Franklin Park is hosting its annual Fest June 6 – 9, 2024! The Franklin Park Fest is packed with fun activities and live music all weekend. I…


Friday, June 7, 2024
CPS Job Paraprofessional Fair on Thursday, June 13, 2024

The Chicago Public Schools Talent Office is hosting the monthly CPS Job Paraprofessional Fair on Thursday, June 13, 2024 from 10:00am – 1:00pm at Truman College, 1145 West Wilson, Chicago, IL 60640.  CPS is encouraging…


Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Local DMV News

For our teen drivers, please see the information below to assist you reaching the wonderful milestone of becoming a legal Illinois Driver! Also, our Melrose Park DMV is moving to…


Thursday, May 30, 2024
Inbound Kennedy weekend lane closures continue

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that the installation of a new overhead sign structure on the inbound Kennedy Expressway (Interstate 90/94), between Grand Avenue and Ohio Street, in…


Thursday, May 30, 2024
Illinois Agriculture Update

Here’s the latest on Illinois’ crop conditions and progress from the USDA. https://www.wjbc.com/2024/05/30/update-from-illinois-farm-fields-in-this-weeks-usda-crop-report-2


Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Legislative Update

We are back in Springfield today to take up the state budget and several other bills that still need to be heard in the House. The House Session convenes at…


Monday, May 27, 2024
Memorial Day is a Day of Remembrance

Memorial Day is a reminder of the brave men and women who died while fighting in the U.S. Armed Forces. While Memorial Day is usually a holiday marking the beginning…


Thursday, May 23, 2024
The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is looking for exceptional candidates who love to serve and make a lasting impact in their community. We offer fulltime career opportunities in…