PEORIA – Caterpillar’s numbers are below expectations in the 2 nd quarter of this year. Caterpillar’s sales and revenues were nearly $14.2 billion. That’s down from $14.6 billion at this time last year. Profit per share was $1.57 this quarter. That’s up from the 2 nd quarter from last year, when it was $1.45. Big Yellow’s 2014 outlook remains fairly
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The plight of poverty continues across America. The United States homeless population reached more than 600,000, with more than 13,000 people considered homeless in Illinois alone according to the 2013 annual homeless assessment report. One woman has taken matters into her own hands to end poverty. To learn more about her efforts, you can visit her Facebook
TAZEWELL COUNTY - The Illinois Department of Transportation has closed another interstate ramp and it's a closure that will last for several months. The ramp carrying I-155 northbound traffic to eastbound I-74 will remain closed through November. IDOT says the closure is necessary for the construction of a new ramp. Motorists should take the detour onto I-74 West to the
Three members of a Benson, Illinois family died Wednesday and a fourth member is hospitalized following a head on accident in Camden County Missouri. According to our Nexstar station in Springfield Missouri, killed in the accident was Terry L. Schroeder,50, the driver along with Cindy Schroeder, 46 and Dylan Schroeder, 14 all of Benson, along with a Missouri truck driver.
CARLOCK - Dozens of concerned parents in Carlock are worried about combining classes for their students in the new school year. It's part of a proposed plan to fix a hole in the Unit 5 budget. The issue, a dwindling teachers fund driven by declining enrollment at Carlock Elementary. Leaders want to combine parts of kindergarten and first grade. Students
Affects I-74 and I-155
Kindergarten and 1st grade may join
NORMAL – Since the fall, Heartland Community College has been at the center of a unique production. There, one man, blind since grade school...
BLOOMINGTON - Two major arteries in the Twin Cities daily commute could soon be repaved.
Bloomington native Kelly Yordy publishes a book in hopes of helping others.