After some changes, a proposed mine near Canton, Illinois is moving forward after making several changes to its permit.
Western Illinois University recently signed a new agreement with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges to make the transition for EICC students coming to Western easier.
The U.S. House passed its version of a farm bill by sidestepping the issue that caused its earlier attempt to fail. Some Illinois farm groups aren't happy with that new approach.
A regional agency that helps rural southeast Iowa communities build and maintain sewer systems is waiting for the go-ahead from the state to do some work in Lee County.
A six-figure verdict against Lee County in a wrongful termination lawsuit has been overturned.