Whiteside County Board news and information from Sauk Valley News and Shaw Local
OSF Life Flight wants to cut the time it takes to fly Sauk Valley trauma victims to safety by basing an air ambulance crew 24-7 at Whiteside County Airport.
The Nov. 8 election results have been certified, and the Whiteside County Board on Monday held an organizational meeting to determine who on the 27-member panel will serve two-year terms, and who will serve four.
A week after suffering statewide losses at the ballot box, Illinois Republicans already are facing another potentially daunting prospect looming two years from now: former President Donald Trump’s third bid for the White House.
If the unofficial vote tallies hold, five Whiteside County Board incumbents were unseated Tuesday, all five Democrats, and the balance on the board shifted to a Republican majority.
Twenty-seven candidates are hoping to become Whiteside County Board members Tuesday. Only 18 seats are available, however. Here's who's running:
State statute prohibits him for serving in both governmental positions, though, so after the Nov. 8 election, he’ll resign and the Whiteside County Board will have to appoint another Republican to fill that seat.