Thursday May 2
Morris Daily Herald
Mammoth party: Scientists reflect on historic find
ELSAH - Eminent scientists, students, faculty and members of the Principia College community gathered Wednesday afternoon to commemorate the on-campus discovery more than a decade ago of a mammoth known simply as "Benny." From 2002 to 2012, students excavated the 17,000-year-old Jeffersonian mammoth remains as part of a geology class taught by ... (more)
Flooding Near Alton Starting To Recede
The fight against flooding is starting to ease. The Mississippi River has crested at the ST.
Local Flood Watch Continues
High water on the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers has local residents watching and waiting.
Local Flood Forecast Improves
The National Weather Service has better news this morning for those impacted by the Mississippi River.
Illinois State Senate and House districts
Due to redistricting following the 2010 census, Pike, Scott, Calhoun and Greene counties and most of Jersey County are included in the 50th Illinois Senatorial District and the 100th Illinois House District.