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Illinois Income Tax
9:59 am
Wed April 23, 2014

Senator Sullivan Says Drastic Cuts Ahead If Tax Hike Expires

A western Illinois lawmaker is warning of dire consequences if the temporary income tax increase is allowed to expire.

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Volunteers Focusing on Services
4:15 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Lee County Backs Citizen Committee

Much of the talk about Lee County Government involves removing drivers' license services from the courthouse in Keokuk.

The Lee County Board of Supervisors is giving a boost to a newly-formed citizen committee.

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Shop Talk – April 22
2:34 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Reporters Getting Cozy with Sources

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the perils for reporters who get too close to the people they’re covering.

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Virus Killing Piglets
9:51 am
Tue April 22, 2014

USDA Makes PED Reportable Disease

The PED virus has hit hog farms all over the country and cut pork supplies.
Credit File: Peter Gray/Harvest Public Media

Hog farmers are now required to report outbreaks of certain viral diseases that have spread across the country during the past year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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The Land Connection
3:27 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Striving for the Next Best Practices in Sustainability

The idea of sustainability is often preached by environmentalists, though it can be difficult to pinpoint the meaning of the concept.

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