It's not the weather organizers had plannned for,  still, it might be a great day to take a walk at Starved Rock State Park.  It's the annual "Winter Wilderness" weekend. 

About 25 Marquette Academy students are completing their long weekend to Washington D.C., by returning home Sunday. They were in the nation's capital to participate in a pro-life march and join with other youth named “Crusaders for Life”. The trip started on Thursday.

Predictably, House Speaker Mike Madigan took on Governor Rauner and anticipates success for Democrats in upcoming elections. That according to the News Tribune. Madigan spoke early in Ottawa  Saturday at the Illinois Valley Federation of Labor Biennial Labor Summit at the Knights of Columbus…

If you enjoy Jimmy John's sandwiches, be aware that they are not serving sprouts for the time being. That's at the request of the Illinois Department of Public Health, who said two Illinois residents became ill on December 20 and 26.