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Quiet Zone delineators and signage in place

Final approval still forthcoming BY MELANIE JONGSMA LANSING, Ill. (December 7, 2018) – Lansing Public Works was busy at five Lansing railroad crossings in mid-November. The...

IDPH says there’s still time to get a flu shot

National Influenza Vaccination Week is December 2-8, 2018 information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 3, 2018) – While it’s best...

Winter storm, difficult driving conditions expected Sunday across northern, central Illinois

Heavy snow, reduced visibility to impact travel at end of Thanksgiving holiday weekend information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation CHICAGO, Ill. (November 24, 2018)...

Seatbelt saved driver’s life in Thanksgiving accident

"Wear your seatbelts," is Firefighter Keith Zigterman's summary by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (November 22, 2018) - An accident involving two cars and two drivers looked...

IDPH offers tips for safe holiday cooking

information provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 21, 2018) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 48...

Lower-calorie options for traditional Thanksgiving dishes

information provided by Franciscan Health MUNSTER, Ind. (November 19, 2018) - Here are nine no-stress tips from a Franciscan Health registered dietitian on how to...

Cold snap underway, IDOT, ISP and Tollway urge public: ‘Winter Weather—Get it Together’

information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 17, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois State Police, the Illinois Tollway...

Antibiotics can’t kill the common cold

Antibiotic Awareness Week November 12-18, 2018 information provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 13, 2018) – Up to 50 percent...

Ahead of winter blood shortage, Vitalant seeks donors at Lansing donation center

2 River Plaza, Suite G, Lansing, Illinois LANSING, Ill. (November 2, 2018—A area-wide shortage of blood has officials with Vitalant concerned about local hospitals having...

November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month

Preparedness is key to surviving Illinois winters information provided by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 3, 2018) – The official start of winter...

State Fire Marshal reminds Illinoisans to ‘Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries’

information provided by the Office of the State Fire Marshal SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 1, 2018) – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is...

IDOT Summit spotlights distracted driving dangers

Participants look to bring down rising death totals on state roads information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (October 31, 2018) — On...

Governor Rauner and First Lady get flu shots

"Best protection for those most vulnerable" information provided by the Office of the Governor CHICAGO, Ill. (October 30, 2018) — Governor Bruce Rauner and First Lady...

New IDOT contest asks public to submit ideas for electronic signs

Deadline for submissions November 19 information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation CHICAGO, Ill. (October 22, 2018) – The Illinois Department of Transportation is inviting...

Five Salmonella cases identified in Illinois

Multi-state outbreak linked to raw chicken information provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CHICAGO, Ill. (October 17, 2018) – The Illinois Department of...