Jason Haskell, a Peru Republican, announced his candidacy to seek the Republican nomination in the 76th District Illinois House of Representatives race. The seat is held by state Rep. Lance Yednock (D-Ottawa).
A National Weather Service forecast shows overnight snowfall could accumulate to 5 inches in most areas of northern Illinois. At the height of the storm, a light fluffy snow will fall at a rate of an inch per hour, which could leave roads snow covered and reduce visibility for motorists.
The Illinois Department on Aging has announced that it is currently accepting nominations for the Senior Illinoisan Hall of Fame. This honor is reserved to adults age 65 and older who excel in the categories of community service, education, performance or graphic arts and the labor force.
Justice Michael Burke is a Supreme Court appointee who recently launched a campaign to win his first elected seat on the state’s top court. Burke pledged to adhere strictly to the law if voters extend his appointed term.