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Sunday, December 10, 2023
Nominations Open for Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois

Landmarks Illinois is calling for nominations for its 2024 Most Endangered Historic Places List, an advocacy program highlighting at-risk historic and culturally significant sites in Illinois. This initiative brings much-needed…

Thursday, December 7, 2023
Winter Road Safety Tips

As we navigate through the colder months in Illinois, road safety becomes even more crucial. Here are some key tips to ensure your journeys are safe and stress-free: By following…

Thursday, November 30, 2023
🇺🇸 Illinois Veterans History Project 🇺🇸

The Illinois State Library is once again presenting the Illinois Veterans History Project (IVHP), a heartfelt initiative dedicated to honoring the brave men and women who have served our great nation….

Tuesday, November 28, 2023
Tips to Survive Illinois’ Winter Weather

Living in Illinois means homeowners have to always be prepared for changes in the weather. The climate encapsulates all four seasons in Illinois, and staying ahead of the game can save…

Monday, November 27, 2023
Online Shopping Safety Tips from IL Dept. of Revenue

Tis the season of online shopping and scoring seasonal deals! 🎁 But before you dive into the virtual shopping frenzy, here are eight helpful online safety tips from the Illinois Department…

Saturday, November 25, 2023
Small Business Saturday

🛍️ November 25th is Small Business Saturday, and there is no better way to celebrate than by shopping at the local stores that make our communities so special. Get on…

Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Illinois Farmers Supply Thanksgiving Feasts

Illinois: A Great Place for Specialty Crops Did you know that Illinois is not just about corn and soybeans? Our state’s soil and weather are perfect for growing many foods,…

Monday, November 20, 2023
USPS & 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…

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
World Diabetes Day

What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose). It’s the most common type of diabetes, making…

Sunday, October 29, 2023
Stroke Facts – World Stroke Day

Fact #1: Stroke Kills Brain CellsStroke is a medical emergency that occurs when a clot or rupture interrupts the blood flow to the brain. Without the presence of oxygen-rich blood,…