Colleges plan training for gas drilling jobs
Two colleges in southern Illinois have announced a cooperative agreement to provide training in the emerging field of high volume oil and gas drilling.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Miners Compete Head to Head in Harrisburg
We all know coal mining is a dangerous job. Miners need to be ready for all sorts of emergencies, that's where mine rescue teams come in.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Remembering Jana Murphy: Owned Miss Jana's Family Day Care
Jana Marie Caldwell Murphy was dedicated to children and had a beautiful smile. She operated Miss Jana's Family Day Care.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Parr bros. among state's top draft prospects
Illinois' twin sluggers Justin and Jordan Parr are among the state of Illinois' best draft prospects, according to Baseball America.
Fri May 24, 2013
Saline County Leaders Continue to Talk Fire Protection
The debate over fire protection continues in Saline County. In December, Harrisburg leaders voted to end outside fire calls on July 1. In response, the county developed a new plan but officials from both sides say more work needs to be done.
Illinois Houses Passes Concealed Carry
"Together, this is our best chance for a reasonable court opinion that came down from the 7th circuit," said the bill's sponsor Harrisburg Representative Brandon Phelps.
Thu May 23, 2013
Speaker: House Guns Vote on Friday
The Chicago Democrat emerged from a private meeting of his caucus late Wednesday afternoon saying he believes there are sufficient votes to adopt a plan.
Wed May 22, 2013
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Owen P. Dixon
He was born on Oct. 25, 1935, in Harrisburg, Ill., to William Owen and Maude Ethel Dixon.
Harrisburg Tornado Recovery Marches On
The city of Harrisburg has its own story of recovery from a powerful tornado. Last year's Leap Day tornado damaged 150 homes and businesses.