As news of former President Trump's indictment broke, leaders of McLean County's Republican and Democratic parties agreed on one sentiment: If Trump committed a crime, he should be held accountable.
Springfield Electric will provide lighting materials for the Linder Sports Complex and parking lot at Sister City Park.
The Mattoon City Council also approved rezoning a former school to serve as a dog boarding business and seeking grant funding for a planned community bicycle pump track.
The planning sessions will be held through the MAPPING the Future of Our Community program offered by the Illinois Institute of Rural Affairs.
The City Council also will considering purchasing license plate recognition cameras for the Mattoon Police Department and applying for a grant to create a bicycle pump track along the bike trail.
The company plans to invest at least $50 million into the campus and expects to employ about 45 people in full-time positions, according to a development agreement with the city.
The Mattoon City Hall front entrance vestibule will be open for use during business hours of 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Officer Austin Glidewell and his K-9 partner Bolt are more than halfway done with training to become the Charleston Police Department's newest K-9 unit.
U.S. Rep. Mary Miller represents the 15th Congressional District and is from Oakland in northeast Coles County.
A ceremony for swearing in Rob Hanlon as Shelby County state's attorney has not been scheduled.
The board voted to have a resident circuit judge "take necessary action" to fill the position until a new state’s attorney can take this post full time.
The Shelby County Board may resume discussion Feb. 2. on appointing a temporary office holder to the Shelby County state's attorney's position.
The Shelby County Board has two items related to the county soon-to-be vacant state's attorney seat on the agenda for its special meeting Monday.
CHARLESTON — Kevin Lewis and his fellow Charleston Street Department crews are accustomed to starting their work days at around dawn, but they will be out even earlier than usual Wednesday, Jan. 25, due to the forecasted snowfall.
Oklahoma’s next legislative session starts soon. Here’s a look at lawmakers from the Tulsa area, plus contact information.
The topic of the Illinois Open Meetings Act's provisions was first raised at the Mattoon school board's Oct. 11 meeting.
Less than a week after the new Congress was sworn in, former U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis has landed a new job.
The new firearms law went into effect Tuesday evening after it was signed by the governor.
The Mattoon school board plans to have its letter delivered to the amendment's sponsor on Sunday when the state Senate reconvenes.
The trail section across the sedimentation basin dike at Lake Charleston's northwest has been temporarily closed while the height of the dike is being raised.
Robert Newlin began working at Dodge Grove Cemetery in 1988 and became sexton in 2004.
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The Dunkin' Donuts is set to be construction on the former Taco Bell location in front of the Cross County Mall.
Recently retired Sexton Robert Newlin has worked for 35 years at the city's 60-acre Dodge Grove Cemetery.
Curbside collections of live Christmas trees are scheduled to start on Jan. 4 in Charleston and Mattoon.
Parking on some roadways will be prohibited if snow accumulation is in excess of two inches.
he Charleston City Council approved a tax levy totaling $5,239,890, a slight increase over last year.
The Defense Depot firearms store and range is scheduled to open by late summer in Mattoon.
The Tuesday, Dec. 20 council meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in City Hall, 208 N. 19th St.
MATTOON — The City Council is scheduled on Tuesday, Dec. 20, to consider rezoning a property on the northwest side of town for use by a firearms shop and indoor shooting range.