Oct 23, 2013
Victoria S. Ballion
Victoria S. Ballion, 57, of Rochester, IL, died at 2:54 pm, Tuesday, October 22, 2013, surrounded by her family, at St. John's Hospital, Springfield.
Farmers urged to stay safe during delayed harvest
SPRINGFIELD – Heavy rains that delayed planting across much of central Illinois this spring also means a later harvest in some areas, prompting concerns that farmers could push too hard to get crops out of the fields and put themselves at increased risk of injuries or fatalities.
Rochester council approves southwest housing development
Aug. 20--Despite pleas from residents of the Scenic Oak Park neighborhood, the city council on Monday renewed a 2005 housing development plan that will extend a road across wetlands near Willow Creek Reservoir Park.