The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is giving $1 million to Rockford to help fund the removal of contaminated soil in the city's downtown.City officials say the clean-up will help Rockford move forward with plans to expand a park and build a new Amtrak station downtown.Officials say the sta
Frank Lloyd Wright certainly left his mark on architecture. He also had something of a reputation for being inflexible on matters of design. But there’s at least one house where he let the client define the process.
State officials say unemployment in all 12 Illinois metro areas dropped in May, and all but three of those regions added jobs or were unchanged. The Illinois Department of Employment Security put out its monthly metro and county-level unemployment stats today.
With the midterm election just over a week away, the politicking and punditry are in high gear. In the state of Illinois, a lot of energy is focused on Chicago. But the big races—like those for Governor and U.S. Senate—will be decided at polls well beyond this metropolitan area.
While we’ve been chatting with candidates this week, WBEZ’s Richard Steele has taken to the road to meet the electorate. He’s talking to voters throughout Illinois - to find out what they’re thinking in the run-up to the election. And listen up, politicians!