Southern Illinois

Following S&P rating downgrades, 5 Illinois universities now have junk bond status
Apr 21, 2017

Just days after Moody’s Investors Service placed six of Illinois’ public universities under r...

Do you know how much your teachers earn? Illinois' highest, lowest average salaries
Jan 12, 2017

Chart: Average teacher salaries in each district During the 2015-16 academic year, the average...

Let's make one more resolution that could truly help save Illinois
Jan 02, 2017

Opinion You should be over the holiday hangover by now. So, what do you say to one more resolu...

Rauner policies hit during rally pushing liberal views on poverty, education
Sep 15, 2016

dailyegyptian.com - Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks with members of the media Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, fo...

List of Illinois County Fairs in 2016
Jul 28, 2016

Looking for something to do this weekend? Then you're in luck! We are smack dab in the middle o...

Settlement offer in Duckworth workplace retaliation lawsuit rejected
Jul 27, 2016

Update: On Aug. 3, a Union County judge removed the case from the docket. The settlement agreemen...

Molly's Law will strengthen Illinois FOIA
Jul 20, 2016

On Tuesday, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed two bills into law that will strengthen the state’s Freedo...

The top 10 laziest places in Illinois are...
Jun 10, 2016

Are you slacking off? Reading this article instead of doing work? Then  you, my friend, might ju...

Rape crisis centers to autism: Atlas of Austerity maps 15 ways the Illinois budget crisis hurts Illinois
May 28, 2016

(Editor's note: The list below presents a condensed version of the Illinois Atlas of Austerity, a...

13 unusual Illinois festivals you gotta see to believe
May 08, 2016

Even though Illinois may be (in)famous for political corruption,  we also know how to throw a da...

10 notorious stories of witchcraft in Illinois
Apr 07, 2016

While many historians have attempted to dismiss tales of witchcraft as “superstitions of the pa...

These 10 Illinois city managers make more than any U.S. governor
Mar 29, 2016

New report spotlights the generous, pensionable salaries of Illinois city managers A new repor...

Top 10 Crimes among Illinois Department of Corrections inmates
Feb 09, 2016

The Illinois Department of Corrections houses more than 45,000 inmates in 25 correctional facilit...

A decade of lost Illinois landmarks
Jan 29, 2016

Since 2007, Illinois has lost at least seven destinations popular with legend trippers. Later th...

Think the Illinois budget crisis isn't having an effect? Then you need to see this
Jan 08, 2016

Time without an Illinois budgetCount Up By law, an Illinois budget for FY 2016 was suppos...


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