Mar 3, 2012
Bike trails in southern Illinois: Tunnel Hill State Trail
With the approach of warm weather, southern Illinois residents and those who plan to be visitors to the area are tuning up their bikes and plotting outings.
Lincoln Daily News
Rainy and dry, chilly and warm: 2011 was a unique year
The year 2011 was the 10th-wettest year and a year of extreme monthly temperatures and precipitation, according to Jim Angel, state climatologist at the Illinois State Water Survey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. erage precipitation for 2011 in Illinois was 45.62 inches -- 5.43 inches above the 1981-2010 average of 40.20 inches.
A native Altonian will bring another Magnify Ministries Christian concert to the Nazarene Community Center for the second consecutive year.
New Burnside councilor sworn in
Burnside - Burnside citizens have a new city councilor to whom they can turn for help - one who adds a bit of diversity to an overwhelmingly male city government.Lula Jean Thompson-Burton was chosen by the other five members of the Burnside City Council on Monday to fill the seat vacated by Craig Rich-ardson. She becomes the first woman to serve on ...