July 30, 2014
Illinois voters will get a chance in November to weigh in on whether millionaires should pay an additional income tax to help fund schools after Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.
July 29, 2014
A 51-year-old Sesser man was killed early Tuesday morning in a single-vehicle accident in Franklin County. Authorities say that Patrick Styve, was traveling northbound on Route 148 at 3:30 a.m. when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. The accident happened in front of Sesser Animal Hospital, which is less than a mile […]
It’s often said that the greatest grief that any person can experience is the death of a child. On a hot and humid day last week I sat face-to-face with that grief.
When House Speaker Michael Madigan accidentally triggered a patronage scandal at the Metra commuter rail agency, it was the result of two extraordinary events.
CHICAGO — Lawmakers questioned Illinois child welfare officials Tuesday about an increase in the number of children reported to have died of neglect or abuse in the state, though agency officials argued the number partly reflected a change in the way neglect cases are counted.
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Southern Illinois University men’s golfers Andrew Mitchell and Drew Novara qualified for the USGA National Amateur Championship by virtue of strong performances at a qualifying tournament held on Monday in Normal, Ill.
ST. LOUIS – Southern Illinois was picked fifth in the preseason MVFC poll, the conference announced Tuesday. In addition, seniors MyCole Pruitt (tight end) and Thomas Kinney (placekicker) were named to the preseason All-Conference team.
July 29, 2014
It takes only a brief conversation with 82-year-old Ernie Reynolds to figure out that, even though he officiated his last sporting event more than 35 years ago, he still holds a deep love, and maybe more importantly, great respect for Southern Illinois high school basketball.
June 17, 2014
After dropping the series finale at home against Frontier, the Miners appeared to rebound with a win Friday over the Florence Freedom, but then fell in the last two games of the series. Southern Illinois won 4-1 Friday in 11 innings, lost 3-2 Saturday and lost the rubber game Sunday 4-3. Here’s the […]