A vacant building will soon be no more in Des Moines County.
Many Americans have leftover turkey after the Thanksgiving holiday, but some parts of the bird never even make it to the table.
The gizzards, testicles, and that dangling red thing called a wattle are parts of the turkey that usually do not end up next to the sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving Day or in the fridge afterward.
Kyle Cecil, University of Illinois Extension Educator of Local Food Systems and Small Farms, said that was not always the case.
Hamilton Mayor Steve Woodruff will not be seeking a third term in office.
40,000 state employees in Illinois no longer have a contract.
Governor Pat Quinn on November 20 took the unprecedented step of terminating Illinois' contract with the state's largest public employees union, AFSCME.
The contract expired in June, but the two sides agreed to multiple extensions as they negotiated over a new one.
Organizers are putting the final touches on this year’s Community Thanksgiving Dinner in Fort Madison and they are in need of a key component.