Local Road Closure – 10/26/16

October 26th, 2016

Local Road Closure


The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that there will be a local road closure tomorrow (10/27/16). The I-80 westbound ramp to IL 26 in Princeton will be closed from 7 am until 6 pm tomorrow. During the ramp closure I-80 south to US Route 6 will be used as a detour. Message boards will direct motorists through the detour.

Local Manufacturing Day Event – 10/26/16

October 26th, 2016

Local Manufacturing Day Event


Allegion in Princeton is set to participate in manufacturing day. Allegion will host their annual event as a part of the national and local efforts to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. The event will take place tomorrow morning (10/27/16) at Allegion’s Princeton Operations facility from 9 until 11 and is open to interested local students, teachers and community leaders.

Unseasonable Warm Weather Heading To Illinois – 10/26/16

October 26th, 2016

>>Unseasonable Warm Weather Heading To Illinois

Some unseasonably warm weather could be headed for Illinois.  The National Weather Service says temps in parts of the state may reach the low 70’s on Friday.  Saturday could see high’s near 76-degrees.

Comptroller Candidates Clash On Televised Debate – 10/26/16

October 26th, 2016

>>Comptroller Candidates Clash On Televised Debate

Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger is blasting Susana Mendoza by linking her to House Speaker Michael Madigan and the state’s financial woes.  The Republican official criticized her Democratic challenger for the upcoming November election during a debate last night on WTTW’s “Chicago Tonight.”  Mendoza fired back by tying Munger to Governor Rauner and presidential nominee Donald Trump.  Munger is fighting to hold on to the post Rauner appointed her to following the 2014 death of Judy Baar Topinka.

Nearly Eight-Million Voters Ready For Election Day – 10/26/16

October 26th, 2016

>>Nearly Eight-Million Voters Ready For Election Day

More people are ready to vote in Illinois than at any point in almost 50 years. The Illinois State Board of Elections says seven-point-99-million people are registered to vote in the state. That’s about a hundred thousand voters more than the huge crowds that turned out to vote for Barack Obama in 2008. Illinois last saw this many voters in 1970.