Monday, June 10, 2024
Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week is all about promoting men’s health and well-being through exercise, a balanced diet, and regular visits to the doctor.  Check out these helpful tips from the Mayo…

Tuesday, March 5, 2024
House Committee to hold hearing on bill to impose California emission standards on Illinois

The House Energy and Environment Committee is scheduled again today at 4:00 pm and is expected to take up Democrats’ attempt to lock Illinois in with California’s radical emission standards….

Saturday, March 2, 2024
Read Across America Day

Read Across America Day is an annual day dedicated to motivating children across the country to read. While this is a great day to celebrate the joy of reading, we…

Monday, January 22, 2024
National School Choice Week

National School Choice Week reminds us of the importance of school choice programs in Illinois. All children in Illinois deserve the best possible education and school choice programs like Invest…

Tuesday, December 12, 2023
From Duryea to Rivian: Illinois Automobile Manufacturing Heritage and Future

The roots of automobile manufacturing in the United States can be traced back to Illinois, and specifically Peoria. Brothers Frank and Charles Duryea, working in their barn on West Barker Street,…

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
World Soil Day

Illinois has some of the most fertile farmland in the world. On December 5, World Soil Day brings attention to the importance of healthy soil and for the use of…

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
2023 Made in Illinois Holiday Gift Guide

Small and family owned businesses are the backbone of our communities and they haven’t had the easiest go of things these past few years. Supporting the hard-working individuals who operate…

Friday, November 24, 2023
USPS Delivers Letters to Santa

One of the most unique and heartwarming holiday programs has been in existence for over 100 years and is conducted by the United States Postal Service. USPS Operation Santa receives thousands of…

Wednesday, November 8, 2023
National STEM/STEAM Day

National S.T.E.M. / S.T.E.A.M. Day calls for the advancement of education in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. These are critical areas in any child’s education and…

Friday, October 20, 2023
National Mammography Day

According to the American Cancer Society, when breast cancer is detected early, and is in the localized stage, the 5-year relative survival rate is 99%. Early detection includes doing monthly…